FILM : Date with Disaster
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Date with Disaster 1962 Tom Drake, William Hartnell, Shirley Eaton, Maurice Kaufmann, Michael Golden London, Middlesex
Director : Charles Saunders   Production Company : Fortress Film Productions Ltd.  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

The honest owner of a second hand car business has crooks for employees.

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Date with Disaster - Sergeant Brace accompanies Tracey towards the police station. Opposite the former Odeon that still stands which, at the time of filming, had become the bowling alley featured in 'Bitter Harvest'.
Date with Disaster

datdi011. Sergeant Brace accompanies Tracey towards the police station. Opposite the former Odeon that still stands which, at the time of filming, had become the bowling alley featured in 'Bitter Harvest'.

datdi011n. From a similar viewpoint. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - The camera pans as the two enter the building. The old police station at the corner of High Street and North Road in Southall.
Date with Disaster

datdi012. The camera pans as the two enter the building. The old police station at the corner of High Street and North Road in Southall.

datdi012n. The building hiding in the bushes is the replacement Police Station. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - Constable Wilson (John Drake) speaks with Ken Prescott (Richard Shaw) as he leaves the garage office. To the top left of centre, the gas holder of Southall gasworks rises above the roof-tops.
Date with Disaster

datdi013. Constable Wilson (John Drake) speaks with Ken Prescott (Richard Shaw) as he leaves the garage office. To the top left of centre, the gas holder of Southall gasworks rises above the roof-tops.

Date with Disaster - Opening the boot of Harrington's car, Constable Wilson discovers a clue. The studio yard off Gladstone Road with the chimneys of properties on Featherstone Terrace marching across the skyline.
Date with Disaster

datdi014. Opening the boot of Harrington's car, Constable Wilson discovers a clue. The studio yard off Gladstone Road with the chimneys of properties on Featherstone Terrace marching across the skyline.

Date with Disaster - Prescott gets out of his car and looks over at the garage. Gladstone Road in Southall with houses on Queen's Road in the right background.
Date with Disaster

datdi015. Prescott gets out of his car and looks over at the garage. Gladstone Road in Southall with houses on Queen's Road in the right background.

datdi015n. It's all still there with minor alterations. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - Flattening against the wall when he hears Sue's voice, Prescott makes his way into the yard to recover a holdall. More of the former Southall Studios.
Date with Disaster

datdi016. Flattening against the wall when he hears Sue's voice, Prescott makes his way into the yard to recover a holdall. More of the former Southall Studios.

datdi016n. This is what now stands on part of the studio site. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - Harrington follows when Sue is kidnapped by Prescott. Looking onto Gladstone Road in Southall, which was also seen in 'The Gay Dog' and 'One Jump Ahead'.
Date with Disaster

datdi017. Harrington follows when Sue is kidnapped by Prescott. Looking onto Gladstone Road in Southall, which was also seen in 'The Gay Dog' and 'One Jump Ahead'.

datdi017n. To get sight of the gas holder, this is taken a little along the road. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - Prescott drives across Hammersmith Bridge.
Date with Disaster

datdi018. Prescott drives across Hammersmith Bridge.

Date with Disaster - The Hillman Estate takes to quieter roads. Looking north-east on Chiswick Mall W4.
Date with Disaster

datdi019. The Hillman Estate takes to quieter roads. Looking north-east on Chiswick Mall W4.

Date with Disaster - Water covers the road during a high tide on the Thames. Chiswick Mall at near the junction with Chiswick Lane. The area is seen in 'Father Brown' and 'Three Steps to the Gallows'.
Date with Disaster

datdi020. Water covers the road during a high tide on the Thames. Chiswick Mall at near the junction with Chiswick Lane. The area is seen in 'Father Brown' and 'Three Steps to the Gallows'.

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