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 - Passing under his aircrafts wings in pain, Fred heads for the terminal building.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb041. Passing under his aircrafts wings in pain, Fred heads for the terminal building.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Having trouble, Fred tries to leave the Lisbon air terminal.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb042. Having trouble, Fred tries to leave the Lisbon air terminal.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Having emerged from the terminal building, Fred heads for a waiting taxi.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb043. Having emerged from the terminal building, Fred heads for a waiting taxi.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - The taxi pulls away with Fred onboard.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb044. The taxi pulls away with Fred onboard.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Fred's taxi arrives outside a local dentists in 'Potugal'.  This looks likely to be a set possibly on the Shepperton Studio lot, certainly on the lot, see, http://avengerland.theavengers.tv/studios/mgmblot.htm (RL)
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb045. Fred's taxi arrives outside a local dentists in 'Potugal'. This looks likely to be a set possibly on the Shepperton Studio lot, certainly on the lot, see, http://avengerland.theavengers.tv/studios/mgmblot.htm (RL)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - Meanwhile back in England, George having discovered Pamela and Dudley were spending time in a secluded cottage, heads for them and is seen here driving up the cottage's driveway.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb046. Meanwhile back in England, George having discovered Pamela and Dudley were spending time in a secluded cottage, heads for them and is seen here driving up the cottage's driveway.

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - George seen here knocking on the cottage door
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb047. George seen here knocking on the cottage door

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - At the cottage, George learns from H William Homer, in Portugal, that the Arab Investors are not happy. With this, George, incognito, heads for Portugal following Fred, and Pamela, feeling something is up, follows George also incognito. Here George follows Fred in a taxi from Lisbon Airport. Did the Portuguese, in 1967 have zebra banded street signs, and red and white
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb048. At the cottage, George learns from H William Homer, in Portugal, that the Arab Investors are not happy. With this, George, incognito, heads for Portugal following Fred, and Pamela, feeling something is up, follows George also incognito. Here George follows Fred in a taxi from Lisbon Airport. Did the Portuguese, in 1967 have zebra banded street signs, and red and white "no entry" ones?

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - In Portugal, Fred, George and Pamela flee the angry Arab Investors and chase ensues through the street of a Portuguese town. Again this looks like a stage set and it was a set, see http://avengerland.theavengers.tv/studios/mgmblot.htm (RL)
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb049. In Portugal, Fred, George and Pamela flee the angry Arab Investors and chase ensues through the street of a Portuguese town. Again this looks like a stage set and it was a set, see http://avengerland.theavengers.tv/studios/mgmblot.htm (RL)

Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River - The Arab Investors run up a dead end and return back down the road.
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River

drtb050. The Arab Investors run up a dead end and return back down the road.

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