FILM : Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It 1941 Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Phyllis Calvert, Edward Chapman London (Studio)
Director : Walter Forde   Production Company : Twentieth Century Productions Ltd.  Region : LONDON H-L,SOUTH EAST E-L

Hornleigh and his assistant join the army in an effort to uncover a gang of enemy espionage agents.

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Also known as 'Mail Train' (US Title)

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INSPECTOR HORNLEIGH GOES TO IT (Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim) 1940

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Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It - After Inspector Hornleigh and Sergeant Bingham join the army, their platoon is addressed by Brigadier Lloyd (Allan Jeayes).
Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It

insho201. After Inspector Hornleigh and Sergeant Bingham join the army, their platoon is addressed by Brigadier Lloyd (Allan Jeayes).

Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It - A reverse point of view.
Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It

insho202. A reverse point of view.

Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It - Inspector Hornleigh and Sergeant Bingham drive through the gateway of the fictional Westgate Manor Hotel.
Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It

insho203. Inspector Hornleigh and Sergeant Bingham drive through the gateway of the fictional Westgate Manor Hotel.

Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It - An atmospheric scene featuring a postman preparing mail bags to be collected by the express carrying the Inspector and Bingham.
Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It

insho204. An atmospheric scene featuring a postman preparing mail bags to be collected by the express carrying the Inspector and Bingham.

insho204n. Sharp eyed Dave Buckley recognised this as a direct lift from GPO film 'Night Mail' and wonders whether royalties changed hands! He sends a comparative clip from that film. Dave has consulted a friend knowledgeable in the subject of the LMS railway and together they have given us their considered opinion regarding the location. The article can be viewed via the header section of this film. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-07-2015)

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