FILM : On the Night of the Fire
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
On the Night of the Fire 1939 Ralph Richardson, Diana Wynyard, Romney Brent, Mary Clare, Henry Oscar Tyne & Wear
Director : Brian Desmond Hurst   Production Company : Greenspan & Seligman Enterprises Ltd.  Region : NORTH

A struggling barber commits a petty theft which leads to his becoming involved in blackmail and murder.

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Also known as 'The Fugitive' (US Title)

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On the Night of the Fire - Lots of river views in this production set in Newcastle upon Tyne which was then in Northumberland. The Tyne Bridge spanning the River Tyne between Newcastle and Gateshead.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi001. Lots of river views in this production set in Newcastle upon Tyne which was then in Northumberland. The Tyne Bridge spanning the River Tyne between Newcastle and Gateshead.

On the Night of the Fire - The River Tyne with the dual deck road and rail High Level Bridge crossing the scene.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi002. The River Tyne with the dual deck road and rail High Level Bridge crossing the scene.

On the Night of the Fire - Will Kobling (Ralph Richardson) stands on the quayside watching ships and boats. Looking up river on Quayside in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi003. Will Kobling (Ralph Richardson) stands on the quayside watching ships and boats. Looking up river on Quayside in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear.

On the Night of the Fire - Through an open factory window on a side street the hard up barber sees coins and banknotes on a desk.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi004. Through an open factory window on a side street the hard up barber sees coins and banknotes on a desk.

On the Night of the Fire - Having taken the cash, Will and his wife Kit (Diana Wynyard) go shopping at a riverside market.  More of Quayside in Newcastle upon Tyne NE1.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi005. Having taken the cash, Will and his wife Kit (Diana Wynyard) go shopping at a riverside market. More of Quayside in Newcastle upon Tyne NE1.

On the Night of the Fire - Will is followed by two detectives after he kills a draper who was blackmailing him, during a fire at a warehouse.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi006. Will is followed by two detectives after he kills a draper who was blackmailing him, during a fire at a warehouse.

On the Night of the Fire - The barber crosses waste ground before finding the men waiting for him ahead.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi007. The barber crosses waste ground before finding the men waiting for him ahead.

On the Night of the Fire - Confronting the men but getting no response, Will continues his journey. This is currently an unidentified chare. In the dialect of north-east England, a chare is a narrow medieval street or alley.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi008. Confronting the men but getting no response, Will continues his journey. This is currently an unidentified chare. In the dialect of north-east England, a chare is a narrow medieval street or alley.

On the Night of the Fire - At the bottom of the chare the two men catch up with Will. The now lost Ouseburn Road with Ouseburn Viaduct to the top. The route of the roads is traced by pathways beneath the Byker Metro Viaduct.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi009. At the bottom of the chare the two men catch up with Will. The now lost Ouseburn Road with Ouseburn Viaduct to the top. The route of the roads is traced by pathways beneath the Byker Metro Viaduct.

On the Night of the Fire - When Will knocks at the door of a Charwoman, the two wait across the road. This bridge crosses the Ouse Burn as it passes between Ouseburn Viaduct and Byker Bridge.
On the Night of the Fire

onnifi010. When Will knocks at the door of a Charwoman, the two wait across the road. This bridge crosses the Ouse Burn as it passes between Ouseburn Viaduct and Byker Bridge.

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