FILM : Cone of Silence
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Cone of Silence 1960 Michael Craig, Peter Cushing, Bernard Lee, Elizabeth Seal, George Sanders Gloucestershire, London
Director : Charles Frend   Production Company : Aubrey Baring Productions  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH WEST

At the dawn of jet-powered commercial aviation, an aircraft manufacturer tries to shift the blame from mechanical failure to pilot error when its newest jet airliner has a series of accidents.

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Also known as 'Trouble in the Sky' (US Title)

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Cone Of Silence [1960] [DVD]

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Cone of Silence - In London, Captain George Gort is questioned by Sir Arnold Hobbes during an inquiry into the crash of a Phoenix 1 jetliner on takeoff from Ranjibad airport. Peter identifies this as Millbank, opposite Victoria Tower Gardens in London SW1.
Cone of Silence

consi001. In London, Captain George Gort is questioned by Sir Arnold Hobbes during an inquiry into the crash of a Phoenix 1 jetliner on takeoff from Ranjibad airport. Peter identifies this as Millbank, opposite Victoria Tower Gardens in London SW1.

consi001n. And here's Peter's proof.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-12-2015)

Cone of Silence - Atlas Aviation's facility where the Phoenix 2 is being developed. In reality this is Filton Airfield, variously known as Bristol Filton Airport or Filton Aerodrome, in Gloucestershire.
Cone of Silence

consi002. Atlas Aviation's facility where the Phoenix 2 is being developed. In reality this is Filton Airfield, variously known as Bristol Filton Airport or Filton Aerodrome, in Gloucestershire.

Cone of Silence - After a test flight, Captain Braddock (Charles Tingwell) and designer Nigel Pickering (Noel Willman) speak about the Phoenix project.
Cone of Silence

consi003. After a test flight, Captain Braddock (Charles Tingwell) and designer Nigel Pickering (Noel Willman) speak about the Phoenix project.

Cone of Silence - Pickering shows the Captain a concept sketch of the original jet plane. Filton Airfield in Gloucestershire.
Cone of Silence

consi004. Pickering shows the Captain a concept sketch of the original jet plane. Filton Airfield in Gloucestershire.

Cone of Silence - At London Airport, Captain Edward Manningham reads through the accident report from the Phoenix crash. This is the Europa Building at Heathrow Airport near Hounslow, Middlesex which became Terminal 2 before being closed in 2009 and demolished the following year.  The location was seen in 'Jet Storm', 'Quest for Love' and 'The Alphabet Murders'.
Cone of Silence

consi005. At London Airport, Captain Edward Manningham reads through the accident report from the Phoenix crash. This is the Europa Building at Heathrow Airport near Hounslow, Middlesex which became Terminal 2 before being closed in 2009 and demolished the following year. The location was seen in 'Jet Storm', 'Quest for Love' and 'The Alphabet Murders'.

Cone of Silence - Captain Gort's daughter arrives at the Atlas Aircraft Company to meet her father. Filton Airfield to the north of Bristol.
Cone of Silence

consi006. Captain Gort's daughter arrives at the Atlas Aircraft Company to meet her father. Filton Airfield to the north of Bristol.

Cone of Silence - The shot pans with the car as Captain Gort concludes a 'check flight' being carried out by Captain Dallas.
Cone of Silence

consi007. The shot pans with the car as Captain Gort concludes a 'check flight' being carried out by Captain Dallas.

Cone of Silence - Charlotte Gort (Elizabeth Seal) greets her father and is introduced to Dallas. Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd at Filton Airfield, advises the title cards.
Cone of Silence

consi008. Charlotte Gort (Elizabeth Seal) greets her father and is introduced to Dallas. Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd at Filton Airfield, advises the title cards.

Cone of Silence - Captain Hugh Dallas (Michael Craig) watches as Charlotte drives her father home to London.
Cone of Silence

consi009. Captain Hugh Dallas (Michael Craig) watches as Charlotte drives her father home to London.

Cone of Silence - On a layover between flights, Captain Dallas and Stewardess Joyce Mitchell enjoy touring Rome. A couple more stock shots, this one of St. Peter's Basilica in the distance with Via della Conciliazione running from the bottom left.
Cone of Silence

consi010. On a layover between flights, Captain Dallas and Stewardess Joyce Mitchell enjoy touring Rome. A couple more stock shots, this one of St. Peter's Basilica in the distance with Via della Conciliazione running from the bottom left.

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