NIGHT OF THE EAGLE: Then and Now

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Above: From trailer for Night of the Eagle

SCENES FILMED IN TAPLOW, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

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  Entrance to Taplow Court – a mid-19th Century mansion off Cliveden Road.

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  The eponymous stone eagle atop Hempnell College, and Taplow Court

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  Above and Below: Forecourt of Taplow Court

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 Professor Taylor and students leaving Hempnell College

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   Front entrance of Taplow Court

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Crossing Cliveden Road. In the background is the Gatehouse at Taplow Court

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The Taylor’s house: PETER say that the property was derelict at the time of filming, and was “Full of cobwebs, spiders and other creepy-crawlies”. PETER

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At the door of the house: “While we were filming the scene where the house burns down, Janet (Blair) received a call from her husband in Hollywood. Her own home was burning!” PETER

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PETER passes ‘Queen Ann’s House’ in the village of Taplow. Both the house and sign are still there.

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Crossing Clivenden Road near Taplow Court Gatehouse

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PETER remonstrating with the truck driver near the junction of Cliveden Road and Berry Lane

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SCENES FILMED IN HERTFORDSHIRE

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PETER at the junction of Dagger Lane and Aldenham Road , near Haberdashers’ Aske’s School, Elstree, Hertfordshire

SCENES FILMED IN CORNWALL

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Treyaron Bay: The house which doubled as Norman and Tansy’s holiday home is still there today, and stands just off Cape Cornwall Road to the west of Saint Just

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Treyaron Bay

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(Left) PETER at the Taylor’s holiday home. In the distance is Kenidjack Castle

(Right) Porth Ledden with Kenidjack Castle on the cliffs

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Outside the Taylor’s holiday home: The landmark in the distance is a chimney stack built in 1864; a remnant of Cape Cornwall Tin Mine

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PETER near Port Ledden

A Glimpse Into The Making of Night of the Eagle

Review: Night of the Eagle

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With grateful and sincere thanks to Andy Ellis for sharing some of his photos.

Other pictures C/O The Hellfire Club


The Hellfire Club: The OFFICIAL PETER WYNGARDE Appreciation Society: https://www.facebook.com/groups/813997125389790/

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