FILM : Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River 1968 Jerry Lewis, Terry-Thomas, Jacqueline Pearce, Nicholas Parsons, Bernard Cribbins, Patricia Routledge London, Surrey
Director : Jerry Paris   Production Company : Columbia Pictures Corporation, Walter Shenson Productions  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

George (Jerry Lewis) plans to get money out of and old cohort, H William Homer (Terry-Thomas)when his wife, Pamela (Jacqueline Pearce) who is filing for divorce, demands he puts their house back in order after converting it to a Discotheque/Restaurant while she was away. George then decides to steal the plans to a new drill from Dudley Heath (Nicholas Parsons), and get H. William Homer to sell the plans to some Arabic investors for a fifty-fifty split.

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Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Meanwhile Pamela arrives back at the airport.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb021. Meanwhile Pamela arrives back at the airport.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Pamela and her love interest, Dudley Heath (Nicholas Parsons) are driven home.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb022. Pamela and her love interest, Dudley Heath (Nicholas Parsons) are driven home.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Next day, after a threat of jail from Pamela, George drives to Fred Davies (Bernard Cribbins) to get him, unwittingly, to act as a courier to get a set of plans abroad.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb023. Next day, after a threat of jail from Pamela, George drives to Fred Davies (Bernard Cribbins) to get him, unwittingly, to act as a courier to get a set of plans abroad.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - George arrives at Fred's garage.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb024. George arrives at Fred's garage.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Fred greets George. In the background can be seen what the movie calls, Portuguese Bellas. Scouring the internet finds that these cars are probably mockups. The general feeling is they are Bond Mark Fs, which were three wheelers. Possibly converted with two wheels at the front for the movie.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb025. Fred greets George. In the background can be seen what the movie calls, Portuguese Bellas. Scouring the internet finds that these cars are probably mockups. The general feeling is they are Bond Mark Fs, which were three wheelers. Possibly converted with two wheels at the front for the movie.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Arriving at Fred's garage is Girl Guide Leader Lucille Beatty ( Patricia Routledge) and for the eagle eyed, an uncredited actress playing a girl guide, Sally Geeson. Again a Portuguese Bella!
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb026. Arriving at Fred's garage is Girl Guide Leader Lucille Beatty ( Patricia Routledge) and for the eagle eyed, an uncredited actress playing a girl guide, Sally Geeson. Again a Portuguese Bella!

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Lucille out of her 'Bella' trying to attract some attention.  Maybe the house in the background can help with the location.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb027. Lucille out of her 'Bella' trying to attract some attention. Maybe the house in the background can help with the location.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - A nice view of Tower Bridge, London as the movie switches scenes to George going into London to meet H Wiliam Homer (Terry-Thomas)
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb028. A nice view of Tower Bridge, London as the movie switches scenes to George going into London to meet H Wiliam Homer (Terry-Thomas)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Close up of Tower Bridge as the camera zooms in to see George driving along it.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb029. Close up of Tower Bridge as the camera zooms in to see George driving along it.

drtb029n. Peter took this more recent close up.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-10-2016)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - George in his E-Type Jaguar drives along George Row,London passing 'Fleming House', here filmed from Wolseley Street.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb030. George in his E-Type Jaguar drives along George Row,London passing 'Fleming House', here filmed from Wolseley Street.

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