FILM : Miranda
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Miranda 1948 Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, John McCallum, David Tomlinson, Margaret Rutherford Cornwall, London
Director : Ken Annakin   Production Company : Sydney Box Productions, Gainsborough Pictures  Region : LONDON M-N,SOUTH WEST

A young married Doctor discovers a mermaid and gives in to her request to be taken to see London.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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Miranda: She's the Ultimate Catch [DVD] [1948] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]

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Miranda - Leaving his wife at home, Dr. Paul Martin goes on holiday to the Cornish coast where he is 'captured' by Miranda, a mermaid. Polperro in Cornwall. 'Another Time, Another Place', 'Behemoth' and 'Break in the Circle' visited the location too.
Miranda

mir001. Leaving his wife at home, Dr. Paul Martin goes on holiday to the Cornish coast where he is 'captured' by Miranda, a mermaid. Polperro in Cornwall. 'Another Time, Another Place', 'Behemoth' and 'Break in the Circle' visited the location too.

Miranda - The Doctor agrees to take Miranda to see the sights London. A stock shot of Piccadilly Circus.
Miranda

mir002. The Doctor agrees to take Miranda to see the sights London. A stock shot of Piccadilly Circus.

mir002n. The same location now. Image by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-08-2014)

Miranda - Dressmaker Monsieur Manell is contacted to provide long dresses to cover Miranda's tail. Another stock shot of a London street.
Miranda

mir003. Dressmaker Monsieur Manell is contacted to provide long dresses to cover Miranda's tail. Another stock shot of a London street.

Miranda - An establishing shot of the Martin's Thames side apartment block where the Doctor's wife reads a letter saying that her husband is bringing a patient to live with them for three weeks. Not Thames side really, but St James's Court on Prince Albert Road, London NW8 says Jules Ballantyne. (RL)
Miranda

mir004. An establishing shot of the Martin's Thames side apartment block where the Doctor's wife reads a letter saying that her husband is bringing a patient to live with them for three weeks. Not Thames side really, but St James's Court on Prince Albert Road, London NW8 says Jules Ballantyne. (RL)

mir004n. The trees have grown somewhat and a top floor has been added. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-09-2016)

Miranda - At a Cornish halt, Dr Martin prepares to lift Miranda onto the branch line train. Peter Brown believes this to be Golant Station on the Lostwithiel-Fowey Branch. The background and lamp standards being correct, as well as the previous few frames showing the river estuary. The waiting shelter and its support steel work is also correct but the cladding appears to have changed by the 1960's. (RL)
Miranda

mir005. At a Cornish halt, Dr Martin prepares to lift Miranda onto the branch line train. Peter Brown believes this to be Golant Station on the Lostwithiel-Fowey Branch. The background and lamp standards being correct, as well as the previous few frames showing the river estuary. The waiting shelter and its support steel work is also correct but the cladding appears to have changed by the 1960's. (RL)

Miranda - An express train takes the two towards London as a barrel of oysters and a box of fish are delivered to the Martin's flat. Moorswater Viaduct on the line between Plymouth and Truro.
Miranda

mir006. An express train takes the two towards London as a barrel of oysters and a box of fish are delivered to the Martin's flat. Moorswater Viaduct on the line between Plymouth and Truro.

Miranda - Charles, the Martin's chauffeur, arrives at Paddington station. Paddington station cab road running alongside Eastbourne Terrace. Also used in 'Brandy for the Parson', 'Miranda' and 'The October Man'.
Miranda

mir007. Charles, the Martin's chauffeur, arrives at Paddington station. Paddington station cab road running alongside Eastbourne Terrace. Also used in 'Brandy for the Parson', 'Miranda' and 'The October Man'.

Miranda - Dr Martin carries Miranda from the train. Likely to be a pair of 'doubles' at Paddington station W2.
Miranda

mir008. Dr Martin carries Miranda from the train. Likely to be a pair of 'doubles' at Paddington station W2.

mir008n. I'm hoping this is the correct platform. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 29-01-2017)

Miranda - After Miranda starts flirting with every man she meets, Nurse Carey takes the mermaid to the home of Nigel, an artist friend of the Martins. King's Road in Chelsea SW3 with Lincoln Street on the extreme left. The corner was also seen in 'The London Nobody Knows' and 'Say Hello to Yesterday'.
Miranda

mir009. After Miranda starts flirting with every man she meets, Nurse Carey takes the mermaid to the home of Nigel, an artist friend of the Martins. King's Road in Chelsea SW3 with Lincoln Street on the extreme left. The corner was also seen in 'The London Nobody Knows' and 'Say Hello to Yesterday'.

mir009n. Peter found that the buildings haven't changed much in nearly 70 years.
(Modern Photo Added: 01-05-2014)

Miranda - Charles (David Tomlinson) takes Miranda (Glynis Johns) to the zoo where they watch seals being fed. London Zoo in Regent's Park, London NW1. Other parts of the zoo were seen in 'Bedazzled', 'An Alligator Named Daisy' and 'Subterfuge'.
Miranda

mir010. Charles (David Tomlinson) takes Miranda (Glynis Johns) to the zoo where they watch seals being fed. London Zoo in Regent's Park, London NW1. Other parts of the zoo were seen in 'Bedazzled', 'An Alligator Named Daisy' and 'Subterfuge'.

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