FILM : Orders are Orders
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Orders are Orders 1954 Sid James, Tony Hancock, Peter Sellers, Bill Fraser Buckinghamshire
Director : David Paltenghi   Production Company : Group 3  Region : SOUTH EAST M-Q

A movie company wants to shoot a science-fiction film in an army barracks with the soldiers as actors but the commanding officer makes the task difficult.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by Tim Rushton.

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Orders are Orders - The gatehouse of Bilchester Barracks, home to the 1st Battalion, The Royal Loyals.
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ordor001. The gatehouse of Bilchester Barracks, home to the 1st Battalion, The Royal Loyals.

Orders are Orders - Captain William Harper (Brian Reece) and Lieutenant Wilfred Cartroad (Tony Hancock) discuss the band.  Almost all of the location shots in this film apppear to be taken in the grounds of Beaconsfield Studios. Station Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.
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ordor002. Captain William Harper (Brian Reece) and Lieutenant Wilfred Cartroad (Tony Hancock) discuss the band. Almost all of the location shots in this film apppear to be taken in the grounds of Beaconsfield Studios. Station Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

Orders are Orders - The Colonel's daughter, Veronica Bellamy (June Thorburn), talks with Sergeant Spurway (Reginald Hearne) outside the Officers Mess.
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ordor003. The Colonel's daughter, Veronica Bellamy (June Thorburn), talks with Sergeant Spurway (Reginald Hearne) outside the Officers Mess.

Orders are Orders - Film maker Ed Waggermeyer (Sid James) and his entourage head to the barracks.
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ordor004. Film maker Ed Waggermeyer (Sid James) and his entourage head to the barracks.

ordor004n. Ivon Jennery places this as the junction of the A355 Collinswood Road and Harehatch Lane, Bucks about a mile south of the M40 Junction 2 and only a couple of miles from the studio. Ivon confirms that the bus stop on the left remains, although hidden, and that there are now posts set in the verge as a deterrent, some years back, to travellers. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-07-2016)

Orders are Orders - Waggermeyer is met at the gatehouse.
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ordor005. Waggermeyer is met at the gatehouse.

Orders are Orders - The bandsmen stop talking and start whistling as one of the film stars approaches.
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ordor006. The bandsmen stop talking and start whistling as one of the film stars approaches.

Orders are Orders - Actress Joanne Delamere (Maureen Swanson) walks towards the Officers Mess to find Captain Harper.
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ordor007. Actress Joanne Delamere (Maureen Swanson) walks towards the Officers Mess to find Captain Harper.

Orders are Orders - Private Goffin (Peter Sellers) and Private Slee (Bill Fraser) watch as Joanne crosses the parade ground.
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ordor008. Private Goffin (Peter Sellers) and Private Slee (Bill Fraser) watch as Joanne crosses the parade ground.

Orders are Orders - Colonel Bellamy (Raymond Huntley) arrives to find the film crew unloading their vehicles. In the background stands the main building of Beaconsfield Studios.
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ordor009. Colonel Bellamy (Raymond Huntley) arrives to find the film crew unloading their vehicles. In the background stands the main building of Beaconsfield Studios.

ordor009n. The view from Station Road, Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 26-02-2014)

Orders are Orders - Soldiers on fatigues run through the camp, whistling at the actresses. The grounds of Beaconsfield Studios in Buckinghamshire.
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ordor010. Soldiers on fatigues run through the camp, whistling at the actresses. The grounds of Beaconsfield Studios in Buckinghamshire.

ordor010n. Not a lot to go on here. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 26-02-2014)

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