FILM : You Know What Sailors Are
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
You Know What Sailors Are 1954 Akim Tamiroff, Donald Sinden, Sarah Lawson, Naunton Wayne, Bill Kerr Buckinghamshire, Dorset
Director : Ken Annakin   Production Company : Group Film Productions Limited  Region : SOUTH EAST R-Z,SOUTH WEST

A fake secret weapon created during a drunken night out causes problems for naval bureaucracy.

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You Know What Sailors Are - After a night drinking, three naval officers make their way from the Lord Nelson pub. Nothe Parade in Weymouth, Dorset with a previous incarnation of the Weymouth Pavilion standing in the centre distance.
You Know What Sailors Are

ykwsa001. After a night drinking, three naval officers make their way from the Lord Nelson pub. Nothe Parade in Weymouth, Dorset with a previous incarnation of the Weymouth Pavilion standing in the centre distance.

ykwsa001n. The present Pavilion Theatre replaces the older version that burned down in April 1954, the year after filming took place. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-08-2016)

You Know What Sailors Are - Lieutenant Sylvester Green (Donald Sinden), Lieutenant Ross (Peter Martyn) and Lieutenant Andrews (Peter Dyneley) stagger from the town. In the right background stands Holy Trinity School on Dorset Terrace, Weymouth with properties on Chapelhay Street standing to the left.
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ykwsa002. Lieutenant Sylvester Green (Donald Sinden), Lieutenant Ross (Peter Martyn) and Lieutenant Andrews (Peter Dyneley) stagger from the town. In the right background stands Holy Trinity School on Dorset Terrace, Weymouth with properties on Chapelhay Street standing to the left.

ykwsa002n. The buildings of Chapelhay Heights obscure the view of the corner. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-08-2016)

You Know What Sailors Are - The trio continue through back streets after finding a pram chassis. This is High Street in Weymouth.
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ykwsa003. The trio continue through back streets after finding a pram chassis. This is High Street in Weymouth.

ykwsa003n. And this is the building housing Municipal Offices that currently occupies the site. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-08-2016)

You Know What Sailors Are - Lieutenant Green spots the sign hanging outside a pawnbrokers shop. 'The Ship That Died of Shame', 'The Boys in Blue', 'These are the Damned' and 'Melody' also had scenes shot in Weymouth.
You Know What Sailors Are

ykwsa004. Lieutenant Green spots the sign hanging outside a pawnbrokers shop. 'The Ship That Died of Shame', 'The Boys in Blue', 'These are the Damned' and 'Melody' also had scenes shot in Weymouth.

ykwsa004n. The Municipal Offices car park off North Quay. Could this be part of an old building on High Street or was it constructed from the ruins after demolition? (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-08-2016)

You Know What Sailors Are - Having taken the three balls, the Lieutenants make their way to the harbour. Facing west on High Street in Weymouth. The whole area was redeveloped in the 1960s and nothing of the street remains.
You Know What Sailors Are

ykwsa005. Having taken the three balls, the Lieutenants make their way to the harbour. Facing west on High Street in Weymouth. The whole area was redeveloped in the 1960s and nothing of the street remains.

ykwsa005n. From a similar viewpoint, looking towards High West Street and The Boot Inn. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-08-2016)

You Know What Sailors Are - Lieutenant Andrews watches as the other two weld the pram chassis and balls together on a foreign destroyer. IMDB lists Portland Harbour in Dorset as a location.
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ykwsa006. Lieutenant Andrews watches as the other two weld the pram chassis and balls together on a foreign destroyer. IMDB lists Portland Harbour in Dorset as a location.

You Know What Sailors Are - Morning dawns and the dockyard comes to life.
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ykwsa007. Morning dawns and the dockyard comes to life.

You Know What Sailors Are - The new contraption on the foreign vessel draws attention.
You Know What Sailors Are

ykwsa008. The new contraption on the foreign vessel draws attention.

You Know What Sailors Are - Lieutenant Green shows his girlfriend Betty (Sarah Lawson) the 'new radar instillation type 998' fitted to the Agrarian ship.
You Know What Sailors Are

ykwsa009. Lieutenant Green shows his girlfriend Betty (Sarah Lawson) the 'new radar instillation type 998' fitted to the Agrarian ship.

You Know What Sailors Are - When the Navy hierarchy hears of the 'new' equipment, Lieutenant Smart (Bill Kerr) is dispatched to the stores. Portland Harbour was seen in 'Above Us the Waves', 'Further Up the Creek', 'The Key', 'The Bulldog Breed' and 'Petticoat Pirates'.
You Know What Sailors Are

ykwsa010. When the Navy hierarchy hears of the 'new' equipment, Lieutenant Smart (Bill Kerr) is dispatched to the stores. Portland Harbour was seen in 'Above Us the Waves', 'Further Up the Creek', 'The Key', 'The Bulldog Breed' and 'Petticoat Pirates'.

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