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 - Lord Hills Road, Paddington?...i lived in this area from 1950 to 1963. This the corner of Lords Hill road. In the terrace to the left was the studio of the painter Freud. The I don't remember the bridge over the canal being called the halfpenny bridge. I crossed it every school day for 6 years. There was a bridge over the Canal further along the Harrow Road called the Halfpenny Steps. Michael Lyons
Blue Lamp, The

bp060. Lord Hills Road, Paddington?...i lived in this area from 1950 to 1963. This the corner of Lords Hill road. In the terrace to the left was the studio of the painter Freud. The I don't remember the bridge over the canal being called the halfpenny bridge. I crossed it every school day for 6 years. There was a bridge over the Canal further along the Harrow Road called the Halfpenny Steps. Michael Lyons

bp060n. Crossing Delamere Terrace to the corner of Lords Hill Road, formerly Ranelagh Road, W2. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 02-08-2015)

Blue Lamp, The - Lord Hills Road, Paddington?
Blue Lamp, The

bp062. Lord Hills Road, Paddington?

bp062n. All changed now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - And this big church stuck in the middle of the road.
Blue Lamp, The

bp063. And this big church stuck in the middle of the road.

bp063n. Now. And, it appears twice more, once in The Boys, and again in the Secret Ceremony, St Mary Magdalene, Rowington Close, London W2. Three uses for a fairly ordinary church, curious, any connection with The Cinema of Darkness theory?
(Modern Photo Added: 31-01-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - Paddington? Yes, established by Ray Glenister as Clarendon Crescent, to the north and right of St Mary Magdalene Church, London W2. As in bp070 (RL)
Blue Lamp, The

bp064. Paddington? Yes, established by Ray Glenister as Clarendon Crescent, to the north and right of St Mary Magdalene Church, London W2. As in bp070 (RL)

Blue Lamp, The - Lord Hills Road.
Blue Lamp, The

bp065. Lord Hills Road.

bp065n. Now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - Robert Mockridge thinks this is looking towards Senior Road, off Lord's Hill Road. Same location used in The Boys, 003a, Guy Legge.
Blue Lamp, The

bp066. Robert Mockridge thinks this is looking towards Senior Road, off Lord's Hill Road. Same location used in The Boys, 003a, Guy Legge.

bp066n. Yes, Senior Street but all different now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 02-05-2012)

Blue Lamp, The - Looking down Lord's Hill Road. More info from Robert Mockridge.
Blue Lamp, The

bp067. Looking down Lord's Hill Road. More info from Robert Mockridge.

bp067n. Same as above. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - Near pics bp056 - 59, Grand Union Canal area.
Blue Lamp, The

bp068. Near pics bp056 - 59, Grand Union Canal area.

bp068n. Lords Hill Road looking north to the footbridge. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - Looking down Lord's Hill Road. More info from Robert Mockridge.
Blue Lamp, The

bp069. Looking down Lord's Hill Road. More info from Robert Mockridge.

bp069n. Same as bp066, just a little to the left showing Senior Street again. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - Westbourne Park Villas, now demolished.. I would call this the old Clarendon Street as WPV is further south. SJ
Blue Lamp, The

bp070. Westbourne Park Villas, now demolished.. I would call this the old Clarendon Street as WPV is further south. SJ

bp070n. Now.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2011)

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