FILM : Dry Rot
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Dry Rot 1956 Ronald Shiner, Brian Rix, Sid James, Joan Sims, Peggy Mount, Heather Sears Surrey
Director : Maurice Elvey   Production Company : Remus Films Ltd  Region : SOUTH EAST A-D

A trio of not particularly bright bookmakers try to fix a horse race.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

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Dry Rot - Establishing shot, possibly library footage, of Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey (was Middlesex).
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dryro001. Establishing shot, possibly library footage, of Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey (was Middlesex).

Dry Rot - A further establishing shot of Kempton Park Racecourse, Surrey.
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dryro002. A further establishing shot of Kempton Park Racecourse, Surrey.

Dry Rot - Having purchased race horse Sweet Lavender, Alf Tubbe rides towards a cafe whilst Fred Phipps and Flash Harry follow pushing an ice cream cart. Timothy Hewlett places this as well as 004 and 005 as the B2215 near Send, Surrey and the junction with Burnt Common Lane. The café has since been replaced by a business unit presently occupied by Renaissance Classic Sports Cars. (RL)
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dryro003. Having purchased race horse Sweet Lavender, Alf Tubbe rides towards a cafe whilst Fred Phipps and Flash Harry follow pushing an ice cream cart. Timothy Hewlett places this as well as 004 and 005 as the B2215 near Send, Surrey and the junction with Burnt Common Lane. The café has since been replaced by a business unit presently occupied by Renaissance Classic Sports Cars. (RL)

Dry Rot - Alf dismounts as Flash and Fred fall about on the cart that hides their bookmaking paraphernalia.  See 003 (RL)
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dryro004. Alf dismounts as Flash and Fred fall about on the cart that hides their bookmaking paraphernalia. See 003 (RL)

Dry Rot - Alf Tubbe (Ronald Shiner), Flash Harry (Sid James) and Fred Phipps (Brian Rix) outside the cafe.  See 003 (RL)
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dryro005. Alf Tubbe (Ronald Shiner), Flash Harry (Sid James) and Fred Phipps (Brian Rix) outside the cafe. See 003 (RL)

Dry Rot - The Bull & Cow Hotel in fictional Seldon, scene of much of the action. Unidentified location, but Timothy Hewlett believes
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dryro006. The Bull & Cow Hotel in fictional Seldon, scene of much of the action. Unidentified location, but Timothy Hewlett believes "The Bull and Cow" to be a set, see also 010,012,013 and 016 (RL)

Dry Rot - A horsebox conveying a prize racehorse approaches a road junction.
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dryro007. A horsebox conveying a prize racehorse approaches a road junction.

dryro007n. The Old Post Office at the junction of Ockham Road North and School Lane, Alms Heath in Ockham, Surrey. Image copyright Google Maps.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-11-2012)

Dry Rot - The trio, with their horse, approach the same road junction in a hearse. Panning from image dryro007. The junction of Ockham Road North and School Lane in Ockham.
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dryro008. The trio, with their horse, approach the same road junction in a hearse. Panning from image dryro007. The junction of Ockham Road North and School Lane in Ockham.

Dry Rot - When Fred is directed to go straight across at a roundabout . . . . . . he does.  Timothy Hewlett places this as the Givons Grove Roundabout (A24/A246) Leatherhead, Surrey. (RL)
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dryro009. When Fred is directed to go straight across at a roundabout . . . . . . he does. Timothy Hewlett places this as the Givons Grove Roundabout (A24/A246) Leatherhead, Surrey. (RL)

Dry Rot - Danby (Lee Patterson) and Susan (Heather Sears) leave the Bull & Cow.  Unknown location but see dryro006 (RL)
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dryro010. Danby (Lee Patterson) and Susan (Heather Sears) leave the Bull & Cow. Unknown location but see dryro006 (RL)

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