FILM : Murder Ahoy
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Murder Ahoy 1964 Margaret Rutherford, Stringer Davis, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Lionel Jeffries, William Mervyn Buckinghamshire, Cornwall, Hertfordshire
Director : George Pollock   Production Company : Lawrence P Bachmann Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British  Region : SOUTH EAST M-Q,SOUTH WEST

Amateur sleuth Miss Marple investigates a string of deaths aboard a ship being used for the rehabilitation of young criminals.

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Murder Ahoy [1964]

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Murder Ahoy - The two look across the estuary at HMS Battledore, an old battleship used by the Cape of Good Hope Trust to help with the rehabilitation of young criminals. Looking across the Percuil River.
Murder Ahoy

murah011. The two look across the estuary at HMS Battledore, an old battleship used by the Cape of Good Hope Trust to help with the rehabilitation of young criminals. Looking across the Percuil River.

murah011n. Lionel and Cynthia Sear took advantage of the weather and captured this shot of St Mawes to the left and the St Mawes harbour wall to the right. They explain that HMS Battledore was moored in line with the Place Ferry low tide landing stage on the opposite bank. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-01-2017)

Murder Ahoy - A longboat approaches the quayside. St. Mawes Harbour.
Murder Ahoy

murah012. A longboat approaches the quayside. St. Mawes Harbour.

murah012n. Lionel and Cynthia believe that there must have been some rebuilding of the harbour wall. This was taken from the slipway and the wall shown in the still is not now there. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-01-2017)

Murder Ahoy - A worried Mr. Stringer agrees to help Miss Marple before the boat lands. Looking towards buildings on King’s Road in St. Mawes on the Roseland Peninsula.
Murder Ahoy

murah013. A worried Mr. Stringer agrees to help Miss Marple before the boat lands. Looking towards buildings on King’s Road in St. Mawes on the Roseland Peninsula.

murah013n. Lionel and Cynthia tell us that the petrol pumps are something of a local landmark and still show their 1950's prices. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-01-2017)

Murder Ahoy - Jane tells her associate to book a hotel room overlooking the estuary. The Ship & Castle Hotel at the corner of The Quay and Grove Hill provides the backdrop.
Murder Ahoy

murah014. Jane tells her associate to book a hotel room overlooking the estuary. The Ship & Castle Hotel at the corner of The Quay and Grove Hill provides the backdrop.

murah014n. Still an hotel but Lionel and Cynthia frequented the Rising Sun that day! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-01-2017)

Murder Ahoy - Petty Officer Lamb (Roy Holder) allows Miss Marple to take charge of the tiller. St. Mawes Harbour with steps to Kings Road in the right background.
Murder Ahoy

murah015. Petty Officer Lamb (Roy Holder) allows Miss Marple to take charge of the tiller. St. Mawes Harbour with steps to Kings Road in the right background.

murah015n. With no boat at their disposal Lionel and Cynthia risked 'life and limb' once again for ReelStreets. The water was very cold and the steps rather uneven but they took this for us from the the bottom of the ferry steps where the Falmouth Ferry lands. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-01-2017)

Murder Ahoy - Miss Marple looks back to shore from HMS Battledore. St. Mawes seen from the Percuil River.
Murder Ahoy

murah016. Miss Marple looks back to shore from HMS Battledore. St. Mawes seen from the Percuil River.

murah016n. With the Place Ferry not running in the winter Lionel and Cynthia unselfishly made the long drive round for us in order to take this shot from the Place Ferry low tide landing stage. This is in line with where HMS Battledore was moored. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-01-2017)

Murder Ahoy - Dusty Miller (Bernard Adams) takes charge of that evenings shore patrol. The Quay in St. Mawes with the Idle Rocks Hotel standing to the right, across the Harbour.
Murder Ahoy

murah017. Dusty Miller (Bernard Adams) takes charge of that evenings shore patrol. The Quay in St. Mawes with the Idle Rocks Hotel standing to the right, across the Harbour.

murah017m. A bright clear shot of the location on a sunny day from Lionel and Cynthia. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-01-2017)

Murder Ahoy - After receiving a morse code signal from Miss Marple, Jim Stringer follows the patrol. Grove Hill with The Victory public house in the centre. Brian Nielsen advises that the steps in the distance are known as Victory Steps.
Murder Ahoy

murah018. After receiving a morse code signal from Miss Marple, Jim Stringer follows the patrol. Grove Hill with The Victory public house in the centre. Brian Nielsen advises that the steps in the distance are known as Victory Steps.

murah018n. The location captured by Lionel and Cynthia some 50 years on. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-01-2017)

Murder Ahoy - Mr. Stringer sees the patrol break into a house. Aldenham Grange on Grange Lane, Letchmore Heath near Watford, Hertfordshire.
Murder Ahoy

murah019. Mr. Stringer sees the patrol break into a house. Aldenham Grange on Grange Lane, Letchmore Heath near Watford, Hertfordshire.

Murder Ahoy - Having been called to investigate a murder aboard HMS Battledore, Chief Inspector Craddock and Sergeant Bacon leave the police station. Looking towards The Square from Hillhead in St. Mawes with The Rising Sun Hotel on the right.
Murder Ahoy

murah020. Having been called to investigate a murder aboard HMS Battledore, Chief Inspector Craddock and Sergeant Bacon leave the police station. Looking towards The Square from Hillhead in St. Mawes with The Rising Sun Hotel on the right.

murah020n. As so often happens to us all, Lionel and Cynthia had to take the shot directly facing the sun. Now their visit to the Rising Sun makes sense! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-01-2017)

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