FILM : Blackout
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Blackout 1950 Maxwell Reed, Dinah Sheridan, Eric Pohlmann, Patric Doonan, Kynaston Reeves, Annette D. Simmonds Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, London, Surrey
Director : Robert S Baker   Production Company : Tempean Films   Region : LONDON A-B,SOUTH EAST A-D

A man suffering from temporary blindness accidentally walks into a house where a murder has just occurred.

Screen shots and location identification by John Tunstill and Phil Wilkinson with original now shots by Russell Groves.

A thriller with stacks of outdoor scenes and filming locations, and in black and white. Heaven.

An Article and pictures from Patrick Steel regarding the Old Quarry Hall, known as "The Grange" in this film can be read by clicking here.

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE AS PART OF A SET ON AMAZON - JUST CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

Blackout / Bond Of Fear [DVD]

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Blackout - 'At first, it seemed like any other day . . . '. Chris Pelly (Maxwell Reed) walks from the hospital building.  Clive Turner, after exhaustive tracking and research, found this to be The Royal Masonic School for Girls in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Excellent work! (RL)
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blk001. 'At first, it seemed like any other day . . . '. Chris Pelly (Maxwell Reed) walks from the hospital building. Clive Turner, after exhaustive tracking and research, found this to be The Royal Masonic School for Girls in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Excellent work! (RL)

Blackout - Blinded eighteen months previously, Chris walks towards the lodge gates.  As Clive Turner has found, this is The Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth. (RL)
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blk001a. Blinded eighteen months previously, Chris walks towards the lodge gates. As Clive Turner has found, this is The Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth. (RL)

Blackout - Benny (Ernest Butcher) assists Chris into the lodge. Clive Turner located The Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth. (RL)
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blk002. Benny (Ernest Butcher) assists Chris into the lodge. Clive Turner located The Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth. (RL)

Blackout - Benny helps Chris from the lodge to a waiting car that will take him to the fictional Lindale Gardens.  The Royal Masonic School for Girls in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Clive Turner adds
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blk003. Benny helps Chris from the lodge to a waiting car that will take him to the fictional Lindale Gardens. The Royal Masonic School for Girls in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Clive Turner adds "Just to the right, the 'lodge' has gone but the gates a few frames later in the film remain and support the identification". (RL)

Blackout - The car mistakenly drops Chris of at Lindale Square. Actually No 3 Sussex Square, London W2 according to Clive Turner. (RL)
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blk004. The car mistakenly drops Chris of at Lindale Square. Actually No 3 Sussex Square, London W2 according to Clive Turner. (RL)

blk004n. A Google Image of No 3 today with an extra car. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 28-10-2014)

Blackout - Expecting to attend a friends party, Chris enters the wrong building where he discovers that a murder has been committed.  Sussex Square where Winston Churchill lived for 4 years. (RL)
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blk004a. Expecting to attend a friends party, Chris enters the wrong building where he discovers that a murder has been committed. Sussex Square where Winston Churchill lived for 4 years. (RL)

blk004an. A Google Image of No 3 with nobody entering. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 28-10-2014)

Blackout - After having an operation to restore his sight, Chris returns home.  Patrick Brown identifies this as Marloes Road, London, W8.
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blk005. After having an operation to restore his sight, Chris returns home. Patrick Brown identifies this as Marloes Road, London, W8.

blk005n. Patrick sends this up to date shot of Marloes Road showing it all to be very much the same. The building in the background is part of St. Mary Abbots Hospital. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-10-2014)

Blackout - After finding a clue, Chris visits the Westminster Central Reference Library to consult a map showing Lindale Gardens. Saint Martin's Street, London WC2 looking towards Orange Street.
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blk006. After finding a clue, Chris visits the Westminster Central Reference Library to consult a map showing Lindale Gardens. Saint Martin's Street, London WC2 looking towards Orange Street.

blk006n. The same, very different location now. PW
(Modern Photo Added: 09-03-2013)

Blackout - Chris crosses Saint Martin's Street WC2 to enter the library.
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blk007. Chris crosses Saint Martin's Street WC2 to enter the library.

blk007n. It might look arty but I did intend to take this shot at the same angle as the original! PW
(Modern Photo Added: 09-03-2013)

Blackout - The library façade and entrance. Saint Martin's Street, London WC2. The doorway also appears in 'Nowhere to Go'.
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blk008. The library façade and entrance. Saint Martin's Street, London WC2. The doorway also appears in 'Nowhere to Go'.

blk008n. The building still serves the same purpose. PW
(Modern Photo Added: 09-03-2013)

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