FILM : Night of the Eagle
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Night of the Eagle 1962 Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair, Reginald Beckwith Berkshire, Cornwall, Hertfordshire
Director : Sidney Hayers   Production Company : Independent Artists  Region : SOUTH EAST M-Q,SOUTH WEST

A gripping, spooky yarn. Excellent black and white movie. JT Cornwall shots added by SJ aka Burn, Witch, Burn

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Night of the Eagle [DVD] [1962]

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Night of the Eagle - Panshot, probably in the same place as 001
Night of the Eagle

niofea011. Panshot, probably in the same place as 001

niofea011n. Gatehouse at the turn in to Taplow Court, Cliveden Road. G/NR shot replaced by now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 20-08-2013)

Night of the Eagle - Panshot, probably in the same place as 001.
Night of the Eagle

niofea012. Panshot, probably in the same place as 001.

niofea012n. Berry Hill and Cliveden Road, Taplow. G/NR shot replaced by now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 20-08-2013)

Night of the Eagle - A diversion is met as Wyngarde heads for Cornwall.
Night of the Eagle

niofea013. A diversion is met as Wyngarde heads for Cornwall.

niofea013n. Clive Dawson identifies this as the junction of Dagger Lane and Aldenham Road in Elstree, Hertfordshire, sending this shot as confirmation. Image copyright Google Streetview.
(Modern Photo Added: 26-11-2016)

Night of the Eagle - Wyngarde follows his wife Blair to Cornwall. this house still stands, as far as I can make out on Google, off Cape Cornwall Road just west of Saint Just.
Night of the Eagle

niofea014. Wyngarde follows his wife Blair to Cornwall. this house still stands, as far as I can make out on Google, off Cape Cornwall Road just west of Saint Just.

niofea014n. Lionel and Cynthia Sear in action again. Changes perfectly captured to contrast with the intransmutable coastline.
(Modern Photo Added: 26-06-2014)

Night of the Eagle - Another shot with Cape Cornwall in the background.
Night of the Eagle

niofea015. Another shot with Cape Cornwall in the background.

niofea015n. The lean-to is widely used in Cornwall and you will even find lean-tos on lean-tos. In this case the lean-to has gone and the original cottage gutted before the substantial additions. Great shot from Lionel Sear.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-04-2014)

Night of the Eagle - The cape in the background as Wyngarde enters the cottage.
Night of the Eagle

niofea016. The cape in the background as Wyngarde enters the cottage.

niofea016n. Looking north over Porth Ledden towards Kenidjack Castle, but the north of the building is private and not accessible and so Lionel Sear took a picture from the footpath and got it just right!
(Modern Photo Added: 21-03-2014)

Night of the Eagle - And another shot
Night of the Eagle

niofea017. And another shot

nioffea017n. Looking west towards the Cape Cornwall ‘chimney’ from a footpath. Great shot from Lionel Sear.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-03-2014)

Night of the Eagle - A ruined church? No, Clive Dawson advises that the 'ruined church' is not a real location; it was a set, built on the sound stages at Elstree studios by production designer Jack Shampan.
Night of the Eagle

niofea018. A ruined church? No, Clive Dawson advises that the 'ruined church' is not a real location; it was a set, built on the sound stages at Elstree studios by production designer Jack Shampan.

Night of the Eagle - Blair at the beach: imdb suggests Porthcurno, and it does look like the east end of the bay. Lionel Sear confirms that this is Pedn Vounder beach at very low tide, the easternmost at Porthcurno along with the famous Logan Rock.
Night of the Eagle

niofea019. Blair at the beach: imdb suggests Porthcurno, and it does look like the east end of the bay. Lionel Sear confirms that this is Pedn Vounder beach at very low tide, the easternmost at Porthcurno along with the famous Logan Rock.

niofea019n. Having patiently waited for the perfect tide, Lionel risked life and limb to descend the tortuous path to the beach to provide us with the excellent comparative shot. Meanwhile, Cynthia observed from above clutching his life insurance policy. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-09-2015)

Night of the Eagle - Looking west at Porthcurno. The location is seen in ‘Carnival’, ‘The Young Lovers’ and ‘Naked as Nature Intended’.
Night of the Eagle

niofea020. Looking west at Porthcurno. The location is seen in ‘Carnival’, ‘The Young Lovers’ and ‘Naked as Nature Intended’.

niofea020n. Whilst on the beach Lionel panned west from 019n to capture this shot of Minack Point advising that Minack Theatre is just out of shot. Thankfully he survived the return upward journey to Cynthia. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-09-2015)

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