Half A Sixpence (1967)

A shot of Aylesford Bridge from the film.

Director: George Sidney Stars: Tommy Steele, Julia Foster, Cyril Ritchard Production Company: Ameran Films Kent Locations Used: The Pantiles in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Aylesford Based on the novel, Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul by H.G. Wells, Half a Sixpence is a musical based on the themes of wealth and class. The film follows a […]



The Beatles in Kent (1967)

The Beatles Strawberry Fields Forever - the band standing in front of a tree

Kent Location Used: Knole Park, Sevenoaks, West Malling Airfield now Kings Hill. Legendary English band The Beatles who were formed in 1960, became world favourites with their huge catalogue of catchy rock and pop songs. The band,  John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr filmed several music videos in Kent in 1967 including Strawberry Fields […]



Casino Royale (1967)

Casino-Royale Movie Poster

  Directed by: Ken Hughes, John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Val Guest, Richard Talmadge Writers: Ian Fleming (Novel), Wolf Mankowitz (Screenplay) Starring: David Niven (James Bond), Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, Orson Welles, Woody Allen, Barbara Bouchet Production Company: Famous Artists Productions Kent Locations Used: Mereworth Castle Casino Royale is a spoof James Bond film which […]



Grand Prix (1966)

Grand Prix

Director: John Frankenheimer Starring: James Garner, Yves Montand, Antonio Sabato, Eva Marie Saint Production Company:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Douglas & Lewis Productions, Joel Productions, John Frankenheimer Productions Inc, Cherokee Productions Locations used: Brands Hatch Grand Prix is a film that follows four Formula One drivers through a fictional 1966 Grand Prix and charts their tough and dangerous races, as […]



Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965)

Writer: Jack Davies, Ken Annakin Director: Ken Annakin Starring: Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, James Fox, Robert Morley, Jean-Pierre Cassel Production Company:  Twentieth Century-Fox Productions Locations used: Dover Seafront, The White Cliffs of Dover Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines is a British comedy set in 1910 about a newspaper mogul who offers a large cash […]



The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965)

Director: Terence Young Writer: Denis Cannan, Roland Kibbee based on Daniel Defoe’s novel “Moll Flanders” Starring: Kim Novak, Richard Johnson, Angela Lansbury Production Company: Winchester Productions Locations used: Chilham – village square, St Mary’s Church and Chilham Castle Based on Daniel Defoe’s novel Moll Flanders, the 1965 adaptation titled The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders is […]



The Collector (1965)

Directed By: William Wyler Starring: Terence Stamp, Samantha Eggar, Maurice Dallimore Production Company:  Collector Company, Columbia Pictures Corporation Kent locations used: Gabriel’s Manor in Edenbridge and Westerham Village The Collector is a psychological thriller based on the fantasies of Freddie Clegg (Terence Stamp). His obsession with collecting beautiful objects begins innocently with butterflies. However, after […]



Doctor Who – The Dalek Invasion of Earth (1964)

William Hartnell as Doctor Who

  Director: Richard Martin Starring: William Hartnell, Carole Ann Ford, Jacqueline Hill and William Russell Production Company: BBC Kent locations used: St John’s Hole Quarry The Dalek Invasion of Earth is a six part story of popular sci-fi show, Doctor Who, starring William Hartnell. The Doctor and his three companions, Ian, Barbara and Susan, land in […]



French Dressing (1964)

French Dressing Poster

  Director: Ken Russell Starring: James Booth, Roy Kinnear, Marisa Mell Production Company: Associated British Picture Corporation, Kenneth Harper Production Kent Locations Used: Herne Bay, Kings Hall, Medway Queen Paddle Steamer French Dressing is a comedy film set in the fictional seaside town of Gormleigh-on-Sea about a deckchair attendant, Jim Stephens (James Booth) who is deputised […]



Dr Syn: The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1964)

Dr Syn: The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh (1964) Directed by: James Neilson Starring: Patrick McGoohan, George Cole, Michael Hordern, Tony Britton, Sean Scully, Alan Dobie Production Company: Walt Disney Productions Kent Locations Used: Romney Marsh, St Clement’s Church Old Romney In 18th Century England, the Vicar of Dymchurch (Patrick McGoohan) takes on the alias of The […]