FILM : Small Back Room, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Small Back Room, The 1949 Jack Hawkins, David Farrar, Kathleen Byron, Leslie Banks Dorset, London, Wiltshire
Director : Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger   Production Company : The Archers, London Film Productions  Region : LONDON R-S,SOUTH WEST

As the enemy drops explosive booby-traps on 1943 England, the embittered expert who'll have to disarm them fights a private battle with alcohol.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

Also known as 'Hour of Glory' (US Title)

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The Small Back Room [DVD] [1949]

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Small Back Room, The - There aren't many locations in this film but Stonehenge in Wiltshire looks like it may be one of them.
Small Back Room, The

smbaro001. There aren't many locations in this film but Stonehenge in Wiltshire looks like it may be one of them.

Small Back Room, The - An unknown location.
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smbaro002. An unknown location.

Small Back Room, The - Sammy Rice (David Farrar) walks alongside the Thames. IMDB claims Victoria Embankment in Westminster, London as a location.
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smbaro003. Sammy Rice (David Farrar) walks alongside the Thames. IMDB claims Victoria Embankment in Westminster, London as a location.

smbaro003n. Peter took this shot of the Embankment now adding "It is difficult to get the correct location as the embankment appears to have been rebuilt".
(Modern Photo Added: 02-12-2013)

Small Back Room, The - Sammy arrives in Dorset. This is Abbotsbury station.
Small Back Room, The

smbaro004. Sammy arrives in Dorset. This is Abbotsbury station.

Small Back Room, The - Abbotsbury station just east of the village.  The station closed in November 1952 but some railway relics survive. A new house has occupied the site since the 1960s.
Small Back Room, The

smbaro005. Abbotsbury station just east of the village. The station closed in November 1952 but some railway relics survive. A new house has occupied the site since the 1960s.

Small Back Room, The - The approach road of Abbotsbury station which leads to the B3157, Rodden Row, with St. Catherine's Chapel in the top background. The station closed in 1952.
Small Back Room, The

smbaro006. The approach road of Abbotsbury station which leads to the B3157, Rodden Row, with St. Catherine's Chapel in the top background. The station closed in 1952.

Small Back Room, The - St Catherine's Chapel near Abbotsbury in Dorset.
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smbaro007. St Catherine's Chapel near Abbotsbury in Dorset.

smbaro007n. Clive Rideout found that the chapel is still used for the occasional service despite being empty apart from a few pigeons and a wandering hippie minstrel ! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-10-2014)

Small Back Room, The - The Top Brass gather. St Catherine's Chapel, Dorset.
Small Back Room, The

smbaro008. The Top Brass gather. St Catherine's Chapel, Dorset.

smbaro008n. Clive found that there are a few more houses now and adds that the Tithe Barn in 'Far From The Madding Crowd' is at lower right of the shot. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 05-10-2014)

Small Back Room, The - Chesil Beach, Dorset looking towards Portland.
Small Back Room, The

smbaro009. Chesil Beach, Dorset looking towards Portland.

Small Back Room, The - Sammy sucessfully disarms the device. The north western end of Chesil Beach in Dorset.
Small Back Room, The

smbaro010. Sammy sucessfully disarms the device. The north western end of Chesil Beach in Dorset.

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