FILM : Sons of the Sea
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Sons of the Sea 1939 Leslie Banks, Norman Bird, Cecil Parker, Simon Lack, Mackenzie Ward Dartmouth, Churston, Devon & Elstree, Herts
Director : Maurice Elvey   Production Company : British Consolidated  Region : SOUTH EAST R-Z,SOUTH WEST

Murder, foreign spies and the British Secret service in this plot based around Dartmouth Naval College. The film was shot in the revolutionary Dufaycolor, the first British movie of its kind.

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Sons of the Sea - CLX 730 & Simon Lack boarding Dartmouth ferry.
Sons of the Sea

so001. CLX 730 & Simon Lack boarding Dartmouth ferry.

so001n. Dartmouth Ferry approach with plaques on the right hand wall commemorating the brave soldiers who left from this ferry to take part in the fighting in Northern Europe.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-07-2008)

Sons of the Sea - CLX 730 at Churston station. Same place same angle appears in The System.
Sons of the Sea

so002. CLX 730 at Churston station. Same place same angle appears in The System.

so002n. Now.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-07-2013)

Sons of the Sea - CLX 730 at Dartmouth station.
Sons of the Sea

so003. CLX 730 at Dartmouth station.

Sons of the Sea - Crumbs under one's top plate. Edgwarebury Hotel, Elstree, Herts, now called Corus! The sphinxs, there are in fact two, also appeared in the Liquidator.
Sons of the Sea

so004. Crumbs under one's top plate. Edgwarebury Hotel, Elstree, Herts, now called Corus! The sphinxs, there are in fact two, also appeared in the Liquidator.

so004n. Now called, in 2013, Laura Ashley The Manor, and it's tastefully decorated, but there has been a sacrilegious removal of the sphinxes. I do hope they are safely stored. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 12-08-2013)

Sons of the Sea - Entrance to big house.
Sons of the Sea

so005. Entrance to big house.

so005n. http://maps.google.co.uk/maps Blackpool Valley Road, Blackpool Sands, Dartmouth, Devon. Found by Dean
(Modern Photo Added: 31-10-2012)

Sons of the Sea - Ferry - Mackenzie Ward on board, Simon Lack in red car.
Sons of the Sea

so006. Ferry - Mackenzie Ward on board, Simon Lack in red car.

so006n. Dartmouth Ferry again.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-07-2008)

Sons of the Sea - Guard's big tip, Churston station.
Sons of the Sea

so007. Guard's big tip, Churston station.

so007n. A bit of remodelling had gone on as you can see.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-07-2008)

Sons of the Sea - Kay Walsh & Ellen Pollock outside big house. Edgwarebury Hotel, Elstree, Herts.
Sons of the Sea

so008. Kay Walsh & Ellen Pollock outside big house. Edgwarebury Hotel, Elstree, Herts.

so008n. Now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 02-03-2012)

Sons of the Sea - Mackenzie Ward & Simon Lock on Dartmouth ferry.
Sons of the Sea

so009. Mackenzie Ward & Simon Lock on Dartmouth ferry.

Sons of the Sea - Mackenzie Ward arrested boarding ferry.
Sons of the Sea

so010. Mackenzie Ward arrested boarding ferry.

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