FILM : Date with Disaster
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Date with Disaster 1962 Tom Drake, William Hartnell, Shirley Eaton, Maurice Kaufmann, Michael Golden London, Middlesex
Director : Charles Saunders   Production Company : Fortress Film Productions Ltd.  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

The honest owner of a second hand car business has crooks for employees.

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Date with Disaster - A dissatisfied customer returns to Highgrade Autosales where Miles Harrington orders his partner Don Redman to refund the money for the car that's misfiring. This yard is Southall Studios which stood on Gladstone Road in Southall, Middlesex.
Date with Disaster

datdi001. A dissatisfied customer returns to Highgrade Autosales where Miles Harrington orders his partner Don Redman to refund the money for the car that's misfiring. This yard is Southall Studios which stood on Gladstone Road in Southall, Middlesex.

datdi001n. It wasn't great as a studio entrance but it's a lot worse now! (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - A Morris Minor Convertible turns into the garage. Looking out onto Gladstone Road, Southall, now in the London Borough of Ealing.
Date with Disaster

datdi002. A Morris Minor Convertible turns into the garage. Looking out onto Gladstone Road, Southall, now in the London Borough of Ealing.

datdi002n. The view across the street. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - Miles Harrington (Tom Drake) greets Sue Miller (Shirley Eaton) before she goes inside to find Don. Southall Studios closed in 1957 and the site was later redeveloped.
Date with Disaster

datdi003. Miles Harrington (Tom Drake) greets Sue Miller (Shirley Eaton) before she goes inside to find Don. Southall Studios closed in 1957 and the site was later redeveloped.

datdi003n. This is what fronts Gladstone Road now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - While Don Redman and Ken Prescott carry out a robbery with professional crook Tracey, a Policeman notes down the registration of the gang's car.
Date with Disaster

datdi004. While Don Redman and Ken Prescott carry out a robbery with professional crook Tracey, a Policeman notes down the registration of the gang's car.

Date with Disaster - The Officer looks back at the Jaguar when he hears the engine being started.
Date with Disaster

datdi005. The Officer looks back at the Jaguar when he hears the engine being started.

Date with Disaster - A police car approaches the house where Tracey lives. Queen's Road in Southall, Middlesex. Just around the corner from the studio, the street was also seen in 'Three Steps to the Gallows' and 'The Gay Dog'.
Date with Disaster

datdi006. A police car approaches the house where Tracey lives. Queen's Road in Southall, Middlesex. Just around the corner from the studio, the street was also seen in 'Three Steps to the Gallows' and 'The Gay Dog'.

Date with Disaster - Detective Inspector Matthews (Michael Golden) and Sergeant Brace (Peter Fontaine) get out of the vehicle. Queen's Road with properties at the corner of Hartington Road to the left of centre.
Date with Disaster

datdi007. Detective Inspector Matthews (Michael Golden) and Sergeant Brace (Peter Fontaine) get out of the vehicle. Queen's Road with properties at the corner of Hartington Road to the left of centre.

datdi007n. The same street with added parked cars. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - The two call on the known criminal and question him about the robbery. The door number is 147, and this looks correct for the location on Queen's Road, Southall.
Date with Disaster

datdi008. The two call on the known criminal and question him about the robbery. The door number is 147, and this looks correct for the location on Queen's Road, Southall.

datdi008n. Just a few changes. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - Tracey (William Hartnell) stands at the door as the Detectives leave. Judging by the good continuity throughout the film, this is looking out onto Queen's Road.
Date with Disaster

datdi009. Tracey (William Hartnell) stands at the door as the Detectives leave. Judging by the good continuity throughout the film, this is looking out onto Queen's Road.

datdi009n. A similar scene still exists. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

Date with Disaster - After the detectives visit Don Redman at the garage, Tracey is brought in for more questioning. High Street in Southall, Middlesex opposite the former Odeon cinema.
Date with Disaster

datdi010. After the detectives visit Don Redman at the garage, Tracey is brought in for more questioning. High Street in Southall, Middlesex opposite the former Odeon cinema.

datdi010n. Changes to the right but remarkably similar on the left. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

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