FILM : Fallen Idol, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Fallen Idol, The 1948 Ralph Richardson, Michèle Morgan, Bobby Henrey, Sonia Dresdel London
Director : Carol Reed   Production Company : London Film Productions  Region : LONDON E-G

Baines, an embassy butler having an affair with another member of staff, is inadvertantly betrayed by Phillipe, the eight-year-old son of the ambassador. a violent quarrel follows between Baines and his wife. Mrs. Baines later falls to her death fom a window. Phillipe begins to understand how little he had known his friend the butlerand struggles to clear Baines (Ralph Richardson) from being wrongfully accused of murder.

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The Fallen Idol [DVD] [1948]

"Through Grown-up Eyes: Living with Childhood Fame", Robert Henrey's autobiography, £8.95, Polperro Heritage Press, Clifton-upon-Teme, Worcs., WR6 6EN. The story of making the film and the effect that fame had on young Bobby.

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Fallen Idol, The - This is Kinnerton Place South SW1. In the film it is the reverse angle of Belgrave Mews South, but clearly a location 'cheat'. The reverse view down Belgrave Mews South is not as attractive. Danny Nissim tells us this. Excellent. we await the photo proof.
Fallen Idol, The

fi001. This is Kinnerton Place South SW1. In the film it is the reverse angle of Belgrave Mews South, but clearly a location 'cheat'. The reverse view down Belgrave Mews South is not as attractive. Danny Nissim tells us this. Excellent. we await the photo proof.

fi001n. Wait no longer, counting the windows and mews/passages I think I have the right spot. Kinnerton Place South, even more attractive now. Found and captured by Richard Lovejoy.
(Modern Photo Added: 05-05-2013)

Fallen Idol, The - Belgravia Mews West, London, SW1
Fallen Idol, The

fi002. Belgravia Mews West, London, SW1

fi002n. Now. Location identified by PC D669, Steve Kent. Thanks Steve. Photo George Brannigan with our thanks
(Modern Photo Added: 23-09-2015)

Fallen Idol, The - Grosvenor Crescent to the right and Wilton Crescent London to the left, SW1 ... No 1 Grosvenor Crescent aka St Johns Ambulance HQ.
Fallen Idol, The

fi003. Grosvenor Crescent to the right and Wilton Crescent London to the left, SW1 ... No 1 Grosvenor Crescent aka St Johns Ambulance HQ. "I lived with my mum and dad in the top floor flat as my dad was caretaker, from about 1970-1986." Jayne Walters

fi003n. Now by George.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-09-2015)

Fallen Idol, The - Wilton Crescent from Belgrave Square, London, SW1
Fallen Idol, The

fi004. Wilton Crescent from Belgrave Square, London, SW1

fi004n. Now. From George, similar to No 3, but thank you anyway
(Modern Photo Added: 23-09-2015)

Fallen Idol, The - From Wilton Crescent looking south down Belgrave Square, SW1
Fallen Idol, The

fi005. From Wilton Crescent looking south down Belgrave Square, SW1

fi005n. Now. George really getting excited.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-09-2015)

Fallen Idol, The - Wilton Crescent, London, SW1
Fallen Idol, The

fi006. Wilton Crescent, London, SW1

fi006n. Now. Georgie again.

Fallen Idol, The - Aaarrr???
Fallen Idol, The

fi007. Aaarrr???

fi007n. Now. Belgrave Square and Grosvenor Crescent and Wilton Crescent. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2008)

Fallen Idol, The - Wilton Crescent
Fallen Idol, The

fi008. Wilton Crescent

fi008n. Now. Thanks George.

Fallen Idol, The - Aaaarrr, again.
Fallen Idol, The

fi009. Aaaarrr, again.

fi009n. Wilton Row, provided by Richard Dacre with our thanks. (SJ)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-09-2015)

Fallen Idol, The - Old Barrack Yard in SW1. Also seen in 'Scrooge (1951), 'Street Corner' and 'Blind Date'.
Fallen Idol, The

fi010. Old Barrack Yard in SW1. Also seen in 'Scrooge (1951), 'Street Corner' and 'Blind Date'.

fi010n. Now. And really well done to George Brannigan.

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