FILM : On the Beat
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On the Beat 1962 Norman Wisdom, Jennifer Jayne, Raymond Huntley, David Lodge Berkshire, London
Director : Robert Asher   Production Company : The Rank Organisation  Region : LONDON O-Q,SOUTH EAST M-Q

Norman Pitkin works at Scotland Yard as a car cleaner but dreams of becoming a policeman like his late father.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson with uncredited 'now' images by John Tunstill.

More shots from this film are viewable on the Royal Windsor website: www.thamesweb.co.uk/windsor/windsorhistory/films/onthebeat1962.html

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On the Beat - A police car speeds to the warehouse where Trigger O'Flynn has taken refuge. Di Davies believes that this is on Slough Trading Estate and might be outside the Mars building. Slough and Windsor are indeed close to each other. (RL)
On the Beat

onthbe001. A police car speeds to the warehouse where Trigger O'Flynn has taken refuge. Di Davies believes that this is on Slough Trading Estate and might be outside the Mars building. Slough and Windsor are indeed close to each other. (RL)

On the Beat - The car comes to a halt and Superintendent Pitkin gets out to take charge of the situation. Di Davies suggests that this is the Slough Trading Estate with one of the two cooling towers visible just left of centre. (RL)
On the Beat

onthbe002. The car comes to a halt and Superintendent Pitkin gets out to take charge of the situation. Di Davies suggests that this is the Slough Trading Estate with one of the two cooling towers visible just left of centre. (RL)

On the Beat - 'Pitkin of the Yard' calls up at O'Flynn before entering the building to apprehend the gunman . . . . and is then woken up by his Landlady.
On the Beat

onthbe003. 'Pitkin of the Yard' calls up at O'Flynn before entering the building to apprehend the gunman . . . . and is then woken up by his Landlady.

On the Beat - On his way to work, Pitkin gets trapped on the outside of a tube train as it enters a tunnel. Waterloo & City Line platform 7 at Bank station in London EC3. Also seen in 'Silver Dream Racer'.
On the Beat

onthbe004. On his way to work, Pitkin gets trapped on the outside of a tube train as it enters a tunnel. Waterloo & City Line platform 7 at Bank station in London EC3. Also seen in 'Silver Dream Racer'.

onthbe004n. Going underground with Peter for this shot of the same platform.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-11-2015)

On the Beat - Norman Pitkin (Norman Wisdom) causes mayhem and soaks Chief Superintendent Belcher (Terence Alexander), Sir Ronald Ackroyd (Raymond Huntley) and a Chauffeur (John Blythe) whilst washing the cars at Scotland Yard. Rob Beckwith advises that Norman Wisdom confirmed in a documentary a few years back that this is one of the buildings at Pinewood Film Studios.
On the Beat

onthbe005. Norman Pitkin (Norman Wisdom) causes mayhem and soaks Chief Superintendent Belcher (Terence Alexander), Sir Ronald Ackroyd (Raymond Huntley) and a Chauffeur (John Blythe) whilst washing the cars at Scotland Yard. Rob Beckwith advises that Norman Wisdom confirmed in a documentary a few years back that this is one of the buildings at Pinewood Film Studios.

On the Beat - As he leaves the house wearing his late father's uniform, an American Tourist (Dilys Laye) asks Norman for directions. Facing St Leonards Road in St Marks Place, Windsor, Berkshire. The far end of the road was seen in 'Carry On Screaming'.
On the Beat

onthbe006. As he leaves the house wearing his late father's uniform, an American Tourist (Dilys Laye) asks Norman for directions. Facing St Leonards Road in St Marks Place, Windsor, Berkshire. The far end of the road was seen in 'Carry On Screaming'.

onthbe006n. This time a pretty lady from Montevideo, Uruguay.(JT)
(Modern Photo Added: 15-03-2015)

On the Beat - Norman escorts the lady towards the High Street. St Marks Place in Windsor. Most of the locations in this film have been identified by Jed Maguire and the Royal Windsor website.
On the Beat

onthbe007. Norman escorts the lady towards the High Street. St Marks Place in Windsor. Most of the locations in this film have been identified by Jed Maguire and the Royal Windsor website.

onthbe007n. The stub wall in the original picture remains behind the small tree, and the rest of the street has been demolished to make way for bijoux residences.(JT)
(Modern Photo Added: 15-03-2015)

On the Beat - The pathway running between Edward Square and Peascod Street with the former Duke of Cambridge public house to the left.
On the Beat

onthbe008. The pathway running between Edward Square and Peascod Street with the former Duke of Cambridge public house to the left.

On the Beat - Norman hails a taxi for the tourist. Looking along Peascod Street towards the junction with Williams Street in Windsor. Location identified by Jed Maguire.
On the Beat

onthbe009. Norman hails a taxi for the tourist. Looking along Peascod Street towards the junction with Williams Street in Windsor. Location identified by Jed Maguire.

onthbe009n. Jed provided this picture of the same location which was originally uploded in 2008. Replaced 2015.(JT)
(Modern Photo Added: 15-03-2015)

On the Beat - A cab comes to a halt with the driver worrying about being caught speeding. Jed advises that this is Lower Peascod Street, Windsor. Also seen in 'Tunes of Glory'.
On the Beat

onthbe010. A cab comes to a halt with the driver worrying about being caught speeding. Jed advises that this is Lower Peascod Street, Windsor. Also seen in 'Tunes of Glory'.

onthbe010n. The same location in 2008 by Jed Maguire.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-06-2014)

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