Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951)

Black and white image of a beauty pageant - girls on the stage with an audience watching

Director: Frank Launder Writer: Frank Launder, Val Valentine Starring: Pauline Stroud, Dennis Price, John McCallum, Stanley Holloway, Diana Dors Production Company: ZSA Kent Locations Used: The Leas Cliff Hall, The Metropole, Rotunda Amusement Park, Folkestone West Train Station Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) is a British comedy film about a small town girl who wins a […]

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

Director / Writer: Robert Hamer Starring: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Hugh Griffith Production Company: Ealing Studios, Michael Balcon Productions Kent Locations: Leeds Castle, Harrietsham, Boughton Monchelsea Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) is based on the novel ‘Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal’ by Roy Horniman which tells the story of […]

The Loves of Joanna Godden (1947)

Director: Charles Frend, Robert Hamer Starring: Googie Withers, Jean Kent, John McCallum, Derek Bond, Henry Mollison, Chips Rafferty, Sonia Holm Production Company: Ealing Studios Kent Locations Used: Romney Marsh, St Clements Church, Dungeness beach, The New Inn, The Woolpack Inn The Loves of Joanna Godden (1947) tells the story of Joanna Godden (Googie Withers) who […]

Temptation Harbour (1947)

Illustrated image of a US movie poster. The top half of the image is a harbour and the ocean at night. On the top right is a black-and-white image of Simone Siman looking mischievously over her shoulder. On the bottom left is an image of a man violently grabbing hold of a woman’s arms. On the bottom right is an image of a man in a trench coat and bowler hat pinning another man to the floor. In the middle in orange text is written Temptation Harbor.

Director: Lance Comfort Starring: Robert Newton, William Hartnell, Simone Simon, Marcel Dalio Production Company: Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC) Kent Locations Used: Folkestone Harbour, St Margaret’s Bay Temptation Harbour (1947) is a British crime drama film following a signalman who witnesses a murder and, upon finding the dead man’s suitcase which contains £5,000, is torn […]

Great Expectations (1946)

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Director / Writer: David Lean Starring: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Bernard Miles, Martita Hunt Production Company: Cineguild, National Symphony Orchestra Kent Locations Used: St Mary’s Marshes, The River Medway Great Expectations (1946) was the first of David Lean’s (Lawrence of Arabia, The Bridge on the River Kwai) two adaptations of Dickens’ classic novels (Oliver […]

A Canterbury Tale (1944)

Writer / Director: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger Starring: Eric Portman, John Sweet, Sheila Sim and Dennis Price Production Company: The Archers, Independent Producers Kent Locations Used: City of Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral, Chilham, Fordwich, Little Stour, Selling, Wickhambreaux and Wingham Inspired by the Chaucer tales, this classic film by cinema legends Powell and Pressburger tells […]

Contraband (1940)

Contraband Film Poster

Director: Michael Powell Writers: Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell Starring: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Hay Petrie Production Company: British National Films Kent Locations Used: Ramsgate Set in early World War II, Contraband (1940) is about a Danish sea captain, delayed in a British port when a blackout occurs. The darkness brings chaos with smugglers and spies wanting […]