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 - Penzance Pl W11 looking towards the junction with Princedale Rd W11. Portland Rd is just out of sight to the left.
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bp080. Penzance Pl W11 looking towards the junction with Princedale Rd W11. Portland Rd is just out of sight to the left.

bp080n. Now. Same as bp079n above.

Blue Lamp, The - Penzance Pl W11 looking towards the junction with Princedale Rd W11. Portland Rd is just out of sight to the left.
Blue Lamp, The

bp081. Penzance Pl W11 looking towards the junction with Princedale Rd W11. Portland Rd is just out of sight to the left.

Blue Lamp, The - Freston Road W10. Part of Latimer Road before Westway cut it in two. Seen in Quadrophenia.
Blue Lamp, The

bp082. Freston Road W10. Part of Latimer Road before Westway cut it in two. Seen in Quadrophenia.

bp082n. Now, this area also seen in The Squeeze and Sid & Nancy. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 29-04-2011)

Blue Lamp, The - Freston Rd looking south.
Blue Lamp, The

bp083. Freston Rd looking south.

bp083n. Now. Another one by David Neicho.
(Modern Photo Added: 26-11-2014)

Blue Lamp, The - Nice map, another clue?
Blue Lamp, The

bp084. Nice map, another clue?

bp084n. Peter provides this map, an updated version of the the 65 year old one, with the location of St. Quintin Park and Wormwood Scrubs station re-added. Courtesy of Streetmap UK and their copyright.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-11-2014)

Blue Lamp, The - Keith reckons that this is the junction of Hythe Road & Scrubs Lane. The bridge & building in the background are still there, but the Triplex advert is long gone.
Blue Lamp, The

bp085. Keith reckons that this is the junction of Hythe Road & Scrubs Lane. The bridge & building in the background are still there, but the Triplex advert is long gone.

bp085n. Hythe Road, london NW10, pic from WD. Many thanks.
(Modern Photo Added: 06-09-2008)

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bp086. "Definitely Hythe Road. The building on the left is now Car Giant." And a google check suggests he's right. Looking east on Hythe Road, NW10. Thank you, Bill Hamer.

Blue Lamp, The -
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bp087. 

bp087n. Now. Sterne St, London, W12. Picture by David Neicho.

Blue Lamp, The -
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bp088. 

bp088n. Now. Sterne St London W12 The buildings in the distance look out onto Shepherds Bush Green. Another one by David.

Blue Lamp, The -
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bp089. 

bp089n. Now. Sterne St W12 looking towards Caxton Rd. David again.

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