FILM : Smokescreen
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Smokescreen 1964 Peter Vaughan, John Carson, Gerald Flood, Glynn Edwards East Sussex, London
Director : Jim O'Connolly   Production Company : Butcher's Film Service  Region : LONDON R-S,SOUTH EAST R-Z

A fastidious insurance assessor is sent to Brighton to investigate a potential case of fraud. However, all is not what it seems and a murder is uncovered.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill. Sussex pictures by Stephen Dean (SD).

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Smokescreen - Establishing shot of the London offices of Reed, Player & Phillips, Insurance Assessors.
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smo001. Establishing shot of the London offices of Reed, Player & Phillips, Insurance Assessors.

smo001n. 19 Lincoln's Inn Fields. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 18-08-2015)

Smokescreen - The view from the office window as a bus brings Roper to work.
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smo002. The view from the office window as a bus brings Roper to work.

smo002n. Brompton Road found by Richard Lovejoy. They have modified some of the numbers but SINGER were where Crockett & Jones are now and GAP absorbed LIPTON's.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-03-2013)

Smokescreen - Roper (Peter Vaughan) arrives in Brighton after being sent to investigate a claim following a car accident. Brighton station, Queens Road, Brighton, East Sussex.
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smo003. Roper (Peter Vaughan) arrives in Brighton after being sent to investigate a claim following a car accident. Brighton station, Queens Road, Brighton, East Sussex.

smo003n. The renovated station entrance in front of the taxi rank. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 28-02-2014)

Smokescreen - The apparent skinflint decides to walk to his hotel instead of taking a taxi. Bit of a giveaway but, yes, the forecourt of Brighton station in Brighton.
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smo004. The apparent skinflint decides to walk to his hotel instead of taking a taxi. Bit of a giveaway but, yes, the forecourt of Brighton station in Brighton.

smo004n. Now revealing the original design. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 01-03-2014)

Smokescreen - Roper crosses the road and heads into the city with the dome of the Grand Central public house in the background. Queen's Road, Brighton.  We were here with 'Brighton Rock'.
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smo005. Roper crosses the road and heads into the city with the dome of the Grand Central public house in the background. Queen's Road, Brighton. We were here with 'Brighton Rock'.

smo005n. Now. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 01-03-2014)

Smokescreen - The Investigator arrives at the Grand Hotel. King's Road, Brighton, East Sussex.
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smo006. The Investigator arrives at the Grand Hotel. King's Road, Brighton, East Sussex.

smo006n. Also seen in Be My Guest. Now with the glass entrance, added in 1986 and the Brighton Centre, opened in 1977 to the right. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 01-03-2014)

Smokescreen - A Beach Photographer (David Gregory) is questioned by Police Inspector Wright (Glynn Edwards) and Roper as he witnessed the accident. West Pier, King's Road, Brighton.
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smo007. A Beach Photographer (David Gregory) is questioned by Police Inspector Wright (Glynn Edwards) and Roper as he witnessed the accident. West Pier, King's Road, Brighton.

smo007n. A large section from this part of the West Pier recently fell into the sea. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 06-05-2014)

Smokescreen - Roper asks more questions. Brighton's now destroyed West Pier. With a puzzled Peter Vaughan, a lead soldier collecting sometime mate of mine.
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smo008. Roper asks more questions. Brighton's now destroyed West Pier. With a puzzled Peter Vaughan, a lead soldier collecting sometime mate of mine.

smo008n. Now. Standing between the pillars which used to support the West Pier. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 14-05-2014)

Smokescreen - And another question as Roper gets to grips with the facts. West Pier, Brighton with the Grand Hotel in the background.
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smo009. And another question as Roper gets to grips with the facts. West Pier, Brighton with the Grand Hotel in the background.

smo009n. As close as I could get to the same angle without the pier to take the photo from. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 14-05-2014)

Smokescreen - Roper and Inspector Wright discuss the case of Dexter's car accident. West Pier, King's Road, Brighton. The location was also seen in 'Oh What a Lovely War'.
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smo010. Roper and Inspector Wright discuss the case of Dexter's car accident. West Pier, King's Road, Brighton. The location was also seen in 'Oh What a Lovely War'.

smo010n. Now. Fire has reduced what remains of the West Pier to a skeleton. SD
(Modern Photo Added: 06-05-2014)

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