FILM : Astonished Heart
     . . .  8 filming location stills : 4 now location shots
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Astonished Heart 1949 Noel Coward, Celia Johnson, Margaret Leighton, Michael Hordern Kensington Gardens, Paddington, London
Director : Terence Fisher and Antony Darnborough   Production Company : Gainsborough  Region : LONDON A-B

Hyde Park and Marylebone Station are the highlights of this drab film.

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The Astonished Heart [DVD] [1950]

 

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Astonished Heart - House.
Astonished Heart

ah001. House.

Astonished Heart - House.
Astonished Heart

ah002. House.

Astonished Heart - Kensington Gardens, London.
Astonished Heart

ah003. Kensington Gardens, London.

ah003n. Yes, Kensington Gardens, confirmed by Simon James. His book London Film Location Guide, Batsford, is a mine of information. However this photo was taken for Simon's reference and is not a real street, and the angles are not as our originals. Thanks all the same for your good work.

Astonished Heart - Kensington Gardens, London.
Astonished Heart

ah003a. Kensington Gardens, London.

ah003an. Now that was such an encouraging comment from above that SJ specially sallied forth for a better angle and here it is.
(Modern Photo Added: 06-10-2008)

Astonished Heart - Kensington Gardens, London.
Astonished Heart

ah004. Kensington Gardens, London.

ah004n. Marked on maps as St Agnes Well, The Fountains, The Italian Gardens but all in Kensington Gardens near Marlborough Gate. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-12-2008)

Astonished Heart - Station.
Astonished Heart

ah005. Station.

Astonished Heart - Paddington Station. Simon Rainey says
Astonished Heart

ah006. Paddington Station. Simon Rainey says "near old platform 9, now Heathrow Express.

Astonished Heart - Paddington Station, Roy Barnacle.
Astonished Heart

ah007. Paddington Station, Roy Barnacle.

ah007n. Now.

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