Battle of Britain (1969)

Director:  Guy Hamilton Writers:  James Kennaway, Wilfred Greatorex, Derek Dempster, Derek Wood. Starring:  Michael Caine, Trevor Howard , Harry Andrews, Christopher Plummer Production Company: Spitfire Productions Kent Locations Used: Denton, The Jackdaw Inn (Denton), Chilham, RAF Hawkinge Set in 1940, the film tells the tale of the epic battle of Britain. Nazi Germany is attacking the […]

Anne of The Thousand Days (1969)

Oscar winning epic film depicting the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII. Director: Charles Jarrott Writers:  Maxwell Anderson (Play), Bridget Boland (Screenplay writer), John Hale (Screenplay writer), Richard Sokolove (adaptation) Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Anthony Quayle, John Colicos, Irene Papas Production Company: Hal Wallis Productions Kent Filming Locations:  Hever Castle, Penshurst Place Based on the […]

Doctor Who – The Dominators (1968)

Patrick Troughton at Doctor Who standing in a lab

Director: Morris Barry Starring: Patrick Troughton, Giles Block, Wendy Padbury, Frazer Hines and Arthur Cox Production Company: BBC Kent locations used: Wrotham Quarry The Dominators is a five part story of popular sci-fi show, Doctor Who, starring Patrick Troughton. The Doctor and his companions, Jamie and Zoe, land on the planet of Dulkis to find the […]

The Beverly Hillbillies (1967)

The Beverly Hillbillies poster

Director: Joseph Depew Creator: Paul Henning Starring: Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, Max Baer Jr., Raymond Bailey, Nancy Kulp Production Company: Filmways Television, McCadden Productions Kent Locations: Penshurst Place  The Beverly Hillbillies is an American comedy about a poor hillbilly family who strike it rich after they find oil on their land. They move to […]

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 […]

Magical Mystery Tour – The Beatles In Kent

The four Beatles standing in front of a tree, next to their piano in a large field in Knole Park, Sevenoaks

Kent Locations: 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 Forever, […]

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 […]