FILM : Mind Benders, The
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Mind Benders, The 1962 Dirk Bogarde, Mary Ure, John Clements, Michael Bryant London, Oxfordshire
Director : Basil Dearden   Production Company : Michael Relph Productions  Region : LONDON M-N,SOUTH EAST M-Q

A scientist subjects himself to a dangerous sensory deprivation experiment in an effort to discover whether a deceased colleague had been brainwashed into passing secrets.

Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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Mind Benders, The  - The rather grimy looking building of The Royal Institution of Great Britain on Albemarle Street, London W1 where, inside, a weary Professor Sharpey sits contemplating.
Mind Benders, The

minbe001. The rather grimy looking building of The Royal Institution of Great Britain on Albemarle Street, London W1 where, inside, a weary Professor Sharpey sits contemplating.

minbe001n. Peter found a much cleaner building and Christmas decorations adorning the street.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-11-2017)

Mind Benders, The  - Professor Sharpey (Harold Goldblatt) leaves the building and gets into a taxi. Looking south-east on Albemarle Street in Mayfair.
Mind Benders, The

minbe002. Professor Sharpey (Harold Goldblatt) leaves the building and gets into a taxi. Looking south-east on Albemarle Street in Mayfair.

minbe002n. The same location by Peter.
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Mind Benders, The  - Major Hall (John Clements) follows the Professor onto the street as the cab pulls away. Outside The Royal Institution of Great Britain on Albemarle Street W1.
Mind Benders, The

minbe003. Major Hall (John Clements) follows the Professor onto the street as the cab pulls away. Outside The Royal Institution of Great Britain on Albemarle Street W1.

minbe003n. Peter provides a more colourful image.
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Mind Benders, The  - The Professor arrives at Paddington station to catch the Oxford train. The station stands on Praed Street in London W2 and features in many films including 'The Last Journey', 'A Run for Your Money' and 'The Long Good Friday' with this shot also appearing in 'The Belles of St. Trinian's'.
Mind Benders, The

minbe004. The Professor arrives at Paddington station to catch the Oxford train. The station stands on Praed Street in London W2 and features in many films including 'The Last Journey', 'A Run for Your Money' and 'The Long Good Friday' with this shot also appearing in 'The Belles of St. Trinian's'.

Mind Benders, The  - Doctor David Tate (Michael Bryant) helps the Professor onto the train as Major Hall watches from a distance. Paddington station's Platform 3.
Mind Benders, The

minbe005. Doctor David Tate (Michael Bryant) helps the Professor onto the train as Major Hall watches from a distance. Paddington station's Platform 3.

Mind Benders, The  - With Tate, Professor Sharpey and the Major on board, the train sets off for Oxfordshire. Paddington once again, this time Platform 1 which we also saw in 'Morning Call' and 'The Mind Benders'. Dave Buckley advises that the engine 6015 is King Richard III. Built June 1928 and first shedded at old Oak Common, just along from Paddington Station. It's last shed allocation Dave advises was Wolverhampton, Stafford Road. Withdrawn in September 1962 the engine was scrapped at Cox & Danks, Oldbury. (RL)
Mind Benders, The

minbe006. With Tate, Professor Sharpey and the Major on board, the train sets off for Oxfordshire. Paddington once again, this time Platform 1 which we also saw in 'Morning Call' and 'The Mind Benders'. Dave Buckley advises that the engine 6015 is King Richard III. Built June 1928 and first shedded at old Oak Common, just along from Paddington Station. It's last shed allocation Dave advises was Wolverhampton, Stafford Road. Withdrawn in September 1962 the engine was scrapped at Cox & Danks, Oldbury. (RL)

Mind Benders, The  - The journey is depicted by several previously used shots of trains passing through stations. The first part of this double image features Watford Junction station and also appears in 'Brief Encounter' and 'Take My Life'.
Mind Benders, The

minbe007. The journey is depicted by several previously used shots of trains passing through stations. The first part of this double image features Watford Junction station and also appears in 'Brief Encounter' and 'Take My Life'.

Mind Benders, The  - After Professor Sharpey throws himself to his death from the train, Tate and Major Hall eventually arrive in Oxford.
Mind Benders, The

minbe008. After Professor Sharpey throws himself to his death from the train, Tate and Major Hall eventually arrive in Oxford.

Mind Benders, The  - Bells chime the hour as Major Hall leaves his hotel. The spire of St. Martin and All Saints Church at the corner of High Street and Turl Street in Oxford.
Mind Benders, The

minbe009. Bells chime the hour as Major Hall leaves his hotel. The spire of St. Martin and All Saints Church at the corner of High Street and Turl Street in Oxford.

Mind Benders, The  - The Major appears outside the Mitre Hotel on High Street.
Mind Benders, The

minbe010. The Major appears outside the Mitre Hotel on High Street.

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