FILM : Derby Day
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Derby Day 1952 Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Googie Withers, John McCallum, Peter Graves London, Surrey
Director : Herbert Wilcox   Production Company : Herbert Wilcox Productions  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

Different people with varying agendas head for a day at the races.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Derby Day - Derby Day has just begun. Dawn is breaking over the Epsom Downs where, in a few hours, half a million people will be packed into the stands and enclosures . . .
Derby Day

derda001. Derby Day has just begun. Dawn is breaking over the Epsom Downs where, in a few hours, half a million people will be packed into the stands and enclosures . . .

Derby Day - Gilpin (Tom Walls Jr.) the trainer is up early, taking a final look around the stables.
Derby Day

derda002. Gilpin (Tom Walls Jr.) the trainer is up early, taking a final look around the stables.

Derby Day - Today, all roads lead to Epsom.
Derby Day

derda003. Today, all roads lead to Epsom.

derda003n. Indeed they do and Peter Brown pinpoints this as Banstead Crossroads looking west along Winkworth Road, supporting with a shot from Google Earth and remarking that the bus stop remains in the same location. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 29-01-2016)

Derby Day - John Lollard the chauffeur opens the door for Lady Helen Forbes (Anna Neagle) and Sir George Forbes (Edwin Styles) to get into the Rolls Royce to be driven to Epsom.
Derby Day

derda004. John Lollard the chauffeur opens the door for Lady Helen Forbes (Anna Neagle) and Sir George Forbes (Edwin Styles) to get into the Rolls Royce to be driven to Epsom.

Derby Day - In Hackney, Jim Molloy reads the newspaper while his wife Betty prepares breakfast for their lodger, Tommy Dillon.
Derby Day

derda005. In Hackney, Jim Molloy reads the newspaper while his wife Betty prepares breakfast for their lodger, Tommy Dillon.

Derby Day - Jim Molloy (Nigel Stock) sets off to work, suspicious about his wife and the lodger.
Derby Day

derda006. Jim Molloy (Nigel Stock) sets off to work, suspicious about his wife and the lodger.

Derby Day - Newspaper cartoonist David Scott (Michael Wilding) hails a taxi to take him to The Derby. Fleet Street in EC4, also seen in 'The Day the Earth Caught Fire', 'The Big Job' and 'Strange Bedfellows'.
Derby Day

derda007. Newspaper cartoonist David Scott (Michael Wilding) hails a taxi to take him to The Derby. Fleet Street in EC4, also seen in 'The Day the Earth Caught Fire', 'The Big Job' and 'Strange Bedfellows'.

derda007n. And Peter has also been here before . . . several times.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2016)

Derby Day - At the apartment block where Mrs. Harbottle-Smith lives, the maid Michele Jolivet (Suzanne Cloutier) answers the front door to Jock (Ewan Roberts), the driver of a car sent from the film studio.
Derby Day

derda008. At the apartment block where Mrs. Harbottle-Smith lives, the maid Michele Jolivet (Suzanne Cloutier) answers the front door to Jock (Ewan Roberts), the driver of a car sent from the film studio.

Derby Day - Sir George Forbes' Rolls Royce turns onto Chelsea Bridge from Grosvenor Road in SW1. In the background rises the chimney of the Western Sewage Pumping Station.
Derby Day

derda009. Sir George Forbes' Rolls Royce turns onto Chelsea Bridge from Grosvenor Road in SW1. In the background rises the chimney of the Western Sewage Pumping Station.

derda009n. The chimney is still there. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 19-01-2016)

Derby Day - The camera tracks the car as Battersea Power Station comes into view.
Derby Day

derda010. The camera tracks the car as Battersea Power Station comes into view.

derda010n. The towers in mid-renewal, and the power station itself partially hidden by "luxury flat" development . SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2016)

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