FILM : Blue Lamp, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Blue Lamp, The 1949 Jack Warner, Jimmy Hanley, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Flemyng, Bernard Lee, Peggy Evans, Gladys Henson, Dora Bryan Edgware Road, Kilburn, Paddington, Little Venice, Westbourne Grove, Royal Oak, Harrow Road, Piccadilly, Ealing, Ladbrook Grove, Shepherd's Bush, London
Director : Basil Dearden   Production Company : Ealing  Region : LONDON A-B

Older copper with rookie apprentice, learning the streets and the petty crooks. Forerunner of Dixon of Dock Green. Wonderful period feel of the old time police force in old time London.

Tony Defraine has researched some of the filming locations appearing in the film, particularly 001, 002, 005 on our Site and has marked a 1953 Ordnance Survey Map of the appropriate area showing the locations. The result of his work is reproduced here, with the kind permission of and under licence from the National Library of Scotland to whom our grateful thanks are expressed.

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The Blue Lamp [DVD]

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We are always looking for more help with identifying these filming locations and would be grateful for any positive identifications, snippets or references you can offer about these movie making locations.
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Blue Lamp, The - Sutherland Avenue, off the Harrow Road, W9, the narrow doorway on the left was the Pledge Entrance of a pawnbroker's shop.
Blue Lamp, The

bp021. Sutherland Avenue, off the Harrow Road, W9, the narrow doorway on the left was the Pledge Entrance of a pawnbroker's shop.

bp021n. Now.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - The same corner
Blue Lamp, The

bp022. The same corner

bp022n. Filling in. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - And once more, with a bus!
Blue Lamp, The

bp023. And once more, with a bus!

bp023n. Again with chap legging it over the crossing before the bus gets him. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - See pic bp026. The corner of Harrow Road & Edgware Road. Demolished to make the flyover. Again Ian McDonalds help.  Ok but therefore pic 28 must have been halfway down the Edgware Road, almost at Marble Arch.
Blue Lamp, The

bp024. See pic bp026. The corner of Harrow Road & Edgware Road. Demolished to make the flyover. Again Ian McDonalds help. Ok but therefore pic 28 must have been halfway down the Edgware Road, almost at Marble Arch.

bp024n. Tony again. (SJ)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-09-2015)

Blue Lamp, The - Has a more Ladbrook Grovey feel rather than Edgware Road. Lamposts indicate Harrow Road by the Edgware Road. Unlikely any of this type in Ladbroke Grove. Ian McDonald once more.
Blue Lamp, The

bp025. Has a more Ladbrook Grovey feel rather than Edgware Road. Lamposts indicate Harrow Road by the Edgware Road. Unlikely any of this type in Ladbroke Grove. Ian McDonald once more.

bp025n. About here, reckons Tony (SJ)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-09-2015)

Blue Lamp, The - See pic bp024, because I also don't know! Look at the Gold Flake sign!
Blue Lamp, The

bp026. See pic bp024, because I also don't know! Look at the Gold Flake sign!

bp026n. Tony with the now. (SJ)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-09-2015)

Blue Lamp, The - Looking north up the Edgware Road towards pic 24. Possibly taken at the junction with Chaple Street.  More of Ian's local knowledge paying off. Gold Flake beside the Policeman's head.
Blue Lamp, The

bp027. Looking north up the Edgware Road towards pic 24. Possibly taken at the junction with Chaple Street. More of Ian's local knowledge paying off. Gold Flake beside the Policeman's head.

bp027n. Yes, Tony walks further down Edgware Road towards Marble Arch. (SJ)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-09-2015)

Blue Lamp, The - As pic 27, same area. Gold Flake in the distance in the middle of the shot. Chaple Street, info from Ian McDonald. Thanks Ian.
Blue Lamp, The

bp028. As pic 27, same area. Gold Flake in the distance in the middle of the shot. Chaple Street, info from Ian McDonald. Thanks Ian.

bp028n. Tony once more. (SJ)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-09-2015)

Blue Lamp, The - Edgware Road...
Blue Lamp, The

bp029. Edgware Road..."The architectural evidence for this location is the Metropolitan Theatre on the left. See http://www.arthurlloyd.co.uk/Metropolitan.htm The shoe shop to the right was Lilley & Skinner located at 302 Edgware Road directly across from the Gold Flake sign seen in bp026." With thanks to Martin Green (SJ)

bp029n. The same, more or less, viewpoint, but nothing architectural to give certainty. The canopy is new, and I believe, the entrance to the station was moved. Nice try from Kurt Roberts, thanks.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-01-2017)

Blue Lamp, The - Marylands Road, off Harrow Road, W9
Blue Lamp, The

bp030. Marylands Road, off Harrow Road, W9

bp030n. Now.

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