FILM : Kind Hearts and Coronets
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949 Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Audrey Fildes, Miles Malleson, Clive Morton, John Penrose, Cecil Ramage, Hugh Griffith Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, London
Director : Robert Hamer   Production Company : Ealing Studios   Region : LONDON H-L,SOUTH EAST E-L

A distant poor relative of a Duke plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

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Kind Hearts And Coronets - Digitally Restored [DVD] [1949]

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Kind Hearts and Coronets - Mr. Elliott the Hangman (Miles Malleson) arrives at the gaol where Louis Mazzini, the tenth Duke of Chalfont is incarcerated. An unidentified location that is likely to be a studio set.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc000. Mr. Elliott the Hangman (Miles Malleson) arrives at the gaol where Louis Mazzini, the tenth Duke of Chalfont is incarcerated. An unidentified location that is likely to be a studio set.

Kind Hearts and Coronets - Chalfont, home of the D'Ascoyne family. Leeds Castle near Maidstone, Kent.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc001. Chalfont, home of the D'Ascoyne family. Leeds Castle near Maidstone, Kent.

khc001n. Almost identical, except for the 2013 clouds says Richard Lovejoy who provided this image.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-06-2013)

Kind Hearts and Coronets - The Mazzini's take a house at 73 Balaclava Avenue. Woodhurst Road, Acton, London W3.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc002. The Mazzini's take a house at 73 Balaclava Avenue. Woodhurst Road, Acton, London W3.

khc002n. Richard wonders if it is the same hedge?
(Modern Photo Added: 04-06-2013)

Kind Hearts and Coronets - Mama Mazzini (Audrey Fildes) is left widowed after her husband dies when Louis is born. Woodhurst Road, London W3.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc003. Mama Mazzini (Audrey Fildes) is left widowed after her husband dies when Louis is born. Woodhurst Road, London W3.

khc003n. Now by Richard Lovejoy who comments 'I suppose the fence does give more privacy'.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-05-2013)

Kind Hearts and Coronets - Louis' mother posts a letter to  Lord Ascoyne D'Ascoyne. Woodhurst Road at the corner of Cumberland Road W3.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc004. Louis' mother posts a letter to Lord Ascoyne D'Ascoyne. Woodhurst Road at the corner of Cumberland Road W3.

khc004n. It looks like a VR cypher on the post box in the film, which would suggest that it was a prop as there is an Edward VII box still installed on the opposite corner. Image and information from Richard Lovejoy.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-05-2013)

Kind Hearts and Coronets - Young Louis Mazzini (Jeremy Spenser) says goodbye to his mother. Woodhurst Road W3.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc005. Young Louis Mazzini (Jeremy Spenser) says goodbye to his mother. Woodhurst Road W3.

khc005n. Richard captured the location with sincere thanks to the BT engineer who volunteered to move his van. It was very much appreciated for khc002n and especially this shot.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-06-2013)

Kind Hearts and Coronets - After the death of his mother, Louis becomes a draper's assistant and moves to lodge with the Holland family. IMDB suggests Grange Road, Ealing, London W5.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc006. After the death of his mother, Louis becomes a draper's assistant and moves to lodge with the Holland family. IMDB suggests Grange Road, Ealing, London W5.

khc006n. Confirmed by Richard who found that at least they had retained one gatepost.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-06-2013)

Kind Hearts and Coronets - Outside the Holland's residence, Sibella Holland (Joan Greenwood) is driven away and courted by Lionel (John Penrose). Grange Road, London W5.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc007. Outside the Holland's residence, Sibella Holland (Joan Greenwood) is driven away and courted by Lionel (John Penrose). Grange Road, London W5.

Kind Hearts and Coronets - Louis Mazzini (Dennis Price) visits the family estate. Leeds Castle, near Maidstone in Kent.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc008. Louis Mazzini (Dennis Price) visits the family estate. Leeds Castle, near Maidstone in Kent.

Kind Hearts and Coronets - Louis Mazzini enters Chalfont, the D'Ascoyne family seat. Leeds Castle, Kent.
Kind Hearts and Coronets

khc009. Louis Mazzini enters Chalfont, the D'Ascoyne family seat. Leeds Castle, Kent.

khc009n. Richard found changes to the surrounding land that prevented getting the exact angle.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-06-2013)

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