FILM : Conflict of Wings
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Conflict of Wings 1954 John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow, Kieron Moore, Niall MacGinnis East Yorkshire, Norfolk
Director : John Eldridge   Production Company : Group 3  Region : SOUTH EAST A-D,NORTH

Norfolk villagers are outraged and take action when it's announced that the Air Force plan to use a nearby bird sanctuary for target practice.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson with uncredited comparison shots by Chris Ryan.

At Reelstreets we do not usually include inside location shots, largely, because they can be replicated in a studio for convenience. Tony Bennett is of the opinion that those in the film at The Pleasure Boat Inn were indeed filmed on location and as such he has provided some photographs taken during his visit in 2016. They can be viewed by clicking here.

Tony also advises that the Inn has another claim to fame. During some bad weather Prince Phillip was forced to spend a night there. He was in the bar while Andrew and Charles had a pillow fight upstairs. Mrs Turner, the landlady, without thinking, gave them a good ticking off before confessing, red faced, to Prince Phillip. He is alleged to have said Well done m'dear, I'd have done the same! Mrs Turner was the grandmother of a sailing friend of Tony's.

Also known as 'Fuss Over Feathers' (US Title)

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Conflict of Wings - Corporal Bill Morris (John Gregson) and Sally prepare the boat for a trip to the
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conwi011. Corporal Bill Morris (John Gregson) and Sally prepare the boat for a trip to the "Isle of Children". Hickling Staithe in front of The Pleasure Boat Inn at Hickling.

Conflict of Wings - Flight Sergeant Campbell (Campbell Singer) enquires about progress as Corporal Morris and Leading Aircraftman 'Buster' (Harry Fowler) make modifications to the planes. RAF Leconfield closed in 1977.
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conwi012. Flight Sergeant Campbell (Campbell Singer) enquires about progress as Corporal Morris and Leading Aircraftman 'Buster' (Harry Fowler) make modifications to the planes. RAF Leconfield closed in 1977.

Conflict of Wings - At the Ministry of Land Acquisition, Mr. Wentworth, who is also chairman of the National Bird-watching Society, is tasked to deal with the villagers concerns. A stock or second unit shot of Whitehall in London SW1.
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conwi013. At the Ministry of Land Acquisition, Mr. Wentworth, who is also chairman of the National Bird-watching Society, is tasked to deal with the villagers concerns. A stock or second unit shot of Whitehall in London SW1.

conwi013n. Peter provides the comparison for this single shot of London.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-12-2015)

Conflict of Wings - In the village, Campbell makes sweet with Fanny. Facing the junction with Staithe Road from High Street with the King's Arms public house to the left.
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conwi014. In the village, Campbell makes sweet with Fanny. Facing the junction with Staithe Road from High Street with the King's Arms public house to the left.

conwi014n. Chris Ryan captured a similar view.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-12-2015)

Conflict of Wings - Mrs. Thompson tells Fanny that a letter has been received advising that the bird-watchers are coming to visit. The Pleasure Boat Inn on Staithe Road, Hickling.
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conwi015. Mrs. Thompson tells Fanny that a letter has been received advising that the bird-watchers are coming to visit. The Pleasure Boat Inn on Staithe Road, Hickling.

conwi015n. Tony Bennett send this shot of the Inn pointing out that at the time of filming the entrance door was under the third window, now it is under the fourth window. This varies the inside which can be seen in his photographs of the inside via the link in the Header Section of this film. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 29-09-2016)

Conflict of Wings - Wing Commander Rogers (Russell Napier) and Squadron Leader Parsons (Kieron Moore) watch as a couple of Swift jet fighters fly over. RAF Leconfield in East Yorkshire.
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conwi016. Wing Commander Rogers (Russell Napier) and Squadron Leader Parsons (Kieron Moore) watch as a couple of Swift jet fighters fly over. RAF Leconfield in East Yorkshire.

Conflict of Wings - The train from London approaches Saltingsby.
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conwi017. The train from London approaches Saltingsby.

Conflict of Wings - Mr. Wentworth (William Mervyn) alights from the train and heads into the village. Stalham station off High Street in Stalham, Norfolk.
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conwi018. Mr. Wentworth (William Mervyn) alights from the train and heads into the village. Stalham station off High Street in Stalham, Norfolk.

Conflict of Wings - A drunken Harry Tilney arrives to meet with Wentworth, driving him away when he's recognised as being from the Ministry.
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conwi019. A drunken Harry Tilney arrives to meet with Wentworth, driving him away when he's recognised as being from the Ministry.

conwi019n. The junction of High Street and Norwich Road in Ludham by Chris Ryan.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-12-2015)

Conflict of Wings - A red flag is raised in the village to warn the residents that firing on the range will be in progress. The wall surrounds St. Catherine's grave yard in Ludham.
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conwi020. A red flag is raised in the village to warn the residents that firing on the range will be in progress. The wall surrounds St. Catherine's grave yard in Ludham.

conwi020n. Could that be the same bench!!
(Modern Photo Added: 12-12-2015)

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