FILM : I Was Monty's Double
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
I Was Monty's Double 1958 John Mills, Cecil Parker, Leslie Phillips, Michael Hordern, Marius Goring Gibraltar, Kent, London, Surrey
Director : John Guillermin   Production Company : Film Traders Ltd., Setfair Productions Ltd.  Region : LONDON H-L,SOUTH EAST E-L,SPAIN,REST OF THE WORLD

The true story of how an actor was recruited to impersonate General Montgomery and mislead the enemy about his intentions before the Normandy campaign.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

Also known as 'Hell, Heaven or Hoboken' (US Title)

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I Was Monty's Double - The South Coast of England. Spring 1944. Melvyn Hull spotted that this is the lighthouse that stands on the South Breakwater of Ramsgate Harbour in Kent.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd001. The South Coast of England. Spring 1944. Melvyn Hull spotted that this is the lighthouse that stands on the South Breakwater of Ramsgate Harbour in Kent.

I Was Monty's Double - Major Harvey (John Mills) alights from a train after returning from a mission on the Continent. Liverpool Street station, Liverpool Street EC2.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd002. Major Harvey (John Mills) alights from a train after returning from a mission on the Continent. Liverpool Street station, Liverpool Street EC2.

I Was Monty's Double - The Major passes through the ticket barrier unaware that he is being followed. Liverpool Street station.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd003. The Major passes through the ticket barrier unaware that he is being followed. Liverpool Street station.

iwmd003n. Oliver Fosker sends this shot of Platforms 4 & 5 with the new 379 units on the Stansted Express service replacing the Steam Locos. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-08-2014)

I Was Monty's Double - The Intelligence Officer becomes aware of his pursuer.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd004. The Intelligence Officer becomes aware of his pursuer.

iwmd004n. Looks like the same location at a brighter Liverpool Street but it isn't. The staff at station pointed out via Twitter that this is a new landing built to the same design as the old one that once stood a few yards to the north. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

I Was Monty's Double - Newspapers and magazines are browsed as a Suspicious Man (Ronnie Stevens) loiters in the background.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd005. Newspapers and magazines are browsed as a Suspicious Man (Ronnie Stevens) loiters in the background.

iwmd005n. There's more space in the redeveloped station and again, this is in the new section of the station that opened in 1991. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

I Was Monty's Double - In an effort to remain unnoticed, the Man turns away. The location was seen in 'The Elephant Man', 'The Entertainer' and 'Suspended Alibi'.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd006. In an effort to remain unnoticed, the Man turns away. The location was seen in 'The Elephant Man', 'The Entertainer' and 'Suspended Alibi'.

I Was Monty's Double - A group of soldiers pass by, blocking sight of Harvey. Liverpool Street station in EC2.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd007. A group of soldiers pass by, blocking sight of Harvey. Liverpool Street station in EC2.

iwmd007n. With all the redevelopment of the station Oliver Fosker sends this approximate location based on the exit portal of the station (seen in the film background). Platform 1 on the extreme left of his shot behind the shop fronts.(RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-08-2014)

I Was Monty's Double - The Man heads for the exit. Liverpool Street station on Liverpool Street in the City of London.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd008. The Man heads for the exit. Liverpool Street station on Liverpool Street in the City of London.

iwmd008n. A roadway now passes outside rather than an alleyway. The exit in the screen capture is actually located further to the right along this wall. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

I Was Monty's Double - Harvey is found outside the station, running along a passageway. This is Sun Street Passage that once ran between Liverpool Street and Broad Street stations.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd009. Harvey is found outside the station, running along a passageway. This is Sun Street Passage that once ran between Liverpool Street and Broad Street stations.

iwmd009n. Harvey is seen between Liverpool Street Station and what was Broad Street Station, now long redeveloped. Oliver Fosker sends this shot showing the changes. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-08-2014)

I Was Monty's Double - After finding that the man was an inexperienced agent, Major Harvey arrives outside the offices of Colonel E. F. Logan.
I Was Monty's Double

iwmd010. After finding that the man was an inexperienced agent, Major Harvey arrives outside the offices of Colonel E. F. Logan.

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