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Police Dog (1955)

| Crime, Drama | May 1955 (UK)
When his colleague is killed during a chase in Kentish Town, London bobby Frank volunteers to become a dog-handler. Rex, his new companion, starts to take over his home life more than ... See full summary »

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(as Derek Twist)

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(original story) (as Derek Twist), (screenplay) (as Derek Twist)
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Complete credited cast:
... Pat Lewis
... Frank Mason
... Blonde
Charles Victor ... Sergeant
Rex III ... Police Dog (as 'Rex III')
Nora Gordon ... Mrs. Lewis (as Norah Gordon)
Cecil Brock ... Crook
... Inspector (as John Lemesurier)
James Gilbert ... Ken Lade
... Johnny, a constable
Garard Green
Gay Cameron
Phyllis Morris
John Warren
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When his colleague is killed during a chase in Kentish Town, London bobby Frank volunteers to become a dog-handler. Rex, his new companion, starts to take over his home life more than expected, to the irritation of girl-friend Pat. Frank just hopes the killer will re-appear. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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1.37 : 1
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Enjoyable look back at recent history
14 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

I've just enjoyed this film courtesy of Talking Pictures o n Freeview, I much enjoyed the almost drama-documentary style I was also most interested in the filming locations...not much detail is given o n the website except for information on the Boreham Wood Studios. During the film I suddenly realised that the police dog training school was filmed within a BBC transmitter station. You can clearly see the transmitter building (white building in the background...looking almost like an airfield control tower) and the lines of short telegraph poles that normally carry the feeder wires from the transmitter to the radiating antennas. These wires aren't visible, which makes me think that they had not been installed as the station hadn't been commissioned. As I'm a former broadcasting Engineer (yes, a real retired 'anorak' perhaps) I would be most interested to know where the site was....I'd be grateful for any help. RB Mannion


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