FILM : Britannia Mews
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Britannia Mews 1949 Dana Andrews, Maureen O'Hara, Sybil Thorndike London
Director : Jean Negulesco   Production Company : Twentieth Century-Fox Productions  Region : LONDON A-B

In Victorian London, a young woman marries a poor drunken artist and struggles to make ends meet. After his death, she takes in a lodger whom she soon falls in love with.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

Also known as 'The Forbidden Street' (US Title)

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE AS A REGION 1 DISC ON AMAZON - JUST CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

Forbidden Street [DVD] [1949] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]

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Britannia Mews - A studio set for the titular Britannia Mews. Included for the sake of completeness.
Britannia Mews

forst001. A studio set for the titular Britannia Mews. Included for the sake of completeness.

forst001n. Ann sent this watercolour sketch of Maureen O'Hara's outfit that was made by her father, Alaric Howard Taylor, who was with Huntsman & Son in Savile Row at the time of filming. The dress features in the scene where Maureen O'Hara meets Dana Andrews in St James' Park. The sketch was drawn by Alaric Taylor and the image is copyright Ann Taylor.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-04-2015)

Britannia Mews - Adelaide Culver (Maureen O'Hara) crosses the bridge over St. James's Park Lake. London SW1.
Britannia Mews

forst002. Adelaide Culver (Maureen O'Hara) crosses the bridge over St. James's Park Lake. London SW1.

forst002n. Bye bye 1857 suspension bridge to be replaced by this one, the "Blue Bridge" in 1957. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 07-02-2013)

Britannia Mews - Adelaide and artist Henry Lambert (Dana Andrews) talk.  St James's Park in SW1 with the Foreign and Commonwealth office on Whitehall in the background.
Britannia Mews

forst003. Adelaide and artist Henry Lambert (Dana Andrews) talk. St James's Park in SW1 with the Foreign and Commonwealth office on Whitehall in the background.

forst003n. Now, somehow less impressive. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 07-02-2013)

Britannia Mews - Adelaide takes a cab to Brummel's Tea Rooms.  Amanda Jonkler found Beauchamp Place in Knightsbridge, London. The street was also seen in 'Morgan, a Suitable Case for Treatment'.
Britannia Mews

forst004. Adelaide takes a cab to Brummel's Tea Rooms. Amanda Jonkler found Beauchamp Place in Knightsbridge, London. The street was also seen in 'Morgan, a Suitable Case for Treatment'.

forst004n. Peter advises that number 27 in the original shot is now a wedding dress outfitters and captured the location.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-09-2013)

Britannia Mews - Adelaide pays the cab driver.  Beauchamp Place, London SW3 identified by Amanda Jonkler. St Columba's Presbyterian Church stands in the background on Pont Street. The tower has since been considerably altered.
Britannia Mews

forst005. Adelaide pays the cab driver. Beauchamp Place, London SW3 identified by Amanda Jonkler. St Columba's Presbyterian Church stands in the background on Pont Street. The tower has since been considerably altered.

forst005n. With the almost obligatory scaffolding to mar the view, Peter sent this image of the same location now which shows the rebuilt church.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-09-2013)

Britannia Mews - Adelaide descends the steps onto Albert Embankment from Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1.
Britannia Mews

forst006. Adelaide descends the steps onto Albert Embankment from Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1.

forst006n. One slip, and I'm in the car park below. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2013)

Britannia Mews - Adelaide walks on Albert Embankment, London SE1 with The Houses of Parliament in the background.
Britannia Mews

forst007. Adelaide walks on Albert Embankment, London SE1 with The Houses of Parliament in the background.

forst007n. Balancing on the wall of St. Thomas's. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 14-02-2013)

Britannia Mews - Adelaide Culver's parents house.  Unknown location.
Britannia Mews

forst008. Adelaide Culver's parents house. Unknown location.

Britannia Mews - Mrs. Culver (Fay Compton), Treff Culver (Anthony Tancred) and Mr. Culver (Wilfrid Hyde-White) in the garden of their home.  There's a glimpse of a church tower in the centre background.
Britannia Mews

forst009. Mrs. Culver (Fay Compton), Treff Culver (Anthony Tancred) and Mr. Culver (Wilfrid Hyde-White) in the garden of their home. There's a glimpse of a church tower in the centre background.

Britannia Mews - A closer view of the church tower to the left of William Culver.
Britannia Mews

forst010. A closer view of the church tower to the left of William Culver.

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