MGM Studios – Standing Sets

1951 - IVANHOE

    

    

1953 – KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE

 

 

 

1955 – THE DARK AVENGER aka THE WARRIORS

 

    

    

 

 

1955 – AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS

1958 – TOM THUMB

 

    

1958 - THE INN OF THE SIXTH HAPPINESS

    

 

 

    

    

    

        

    

    

    

    

August 1960 – DANGER MAN: The Trap

    

    

    

June/September 1961 – SATAN NEVER SLEEPS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 1961 – VILLAGE OF DAUGHTERS

      

        

      

June 1963 to February 1964 – ESPIONAGE

      

   

     

      

    

    

 

July 1963 – 633 SQUADRON

 

January 1964 – A SHOT IN THE DARK

February 1964 - HYSTERIA

 

 

6th to 17th April 1964 – DANGER MAN: Fair Exchange

    

 

 

    

 

January 1965 – RETURN FROM THE ASHES

This first shot in the position of the large archway, so it must have been constucted during this production.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31st March to 9th of April 1965 – DANGER MAN: Sting in the Tail

    

   

Some trees removed after this and park reduced in sive.

May 1965 - UP JUMPED A SWAGMAN  and THE LIQUIDATOR

 

    

 

 

 

 

1966

January 1966

Set created for EYE OF THE DEVIL on the site of the previous THE LIQUIDATOR image

    

   

    

      

    

May 1966 – THE DIRTY DOZEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 1966 – CASINO ROYALE

 

 

September 1966 – COP-OUT/STRANGER IN THE HOUSE

 

1967

January 1967- THE PRISONER

   

February 1967- THE PRISONER

 

    

 

March 1967 – QUATERMASS AND THE PIT

    

    

    

    

May 1967 – INSPECTOR CLOUSEAU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 1967 – ATTACK ON THE IRON COAST

 

May 1967 – DON’T RAISE THE BRIDGE, LOWER THE RIVER

    


    

August 1967 – THE PRISONER

     

September 1967 – THE PRISONER

    

 

    

    
This is the last time this set is re-dressed for a production

September 1967- DECLINE AND FALL…OF A BIRDWATHCHER

    

 

 

November 1967- THE PRISONER

     

 

February 1968 - HOT MILLIONS

March 1968 - ASSASSINATION BUREAU

    

 

    

    

July 1968 – GOODBYE MR. CHIPS

February 1969 – THE WALKING STICK

 

    

 

April/May 1969– U.F.O.

    

      

 

    

The buildings are where the car park of Innkeeper's Lodge are now with Studio Way running partly through the buildings but beyond the trees. The camera would now be in Rutherford close. One of the trees that can be seen behind the buildings is still standing in the pub car park. The sign on the Sheriff’s office used in Living in Harmony can still be seen.

 

The remains of this road still exist behind Leigh Court and Kelly Close

September 1969 – CROSSPLOT

     

      

    

October 1969 - U.F.O.

1970 - NO BLADE OF GRASS before October

 

 

 

 

 

 

1973 – demolition started

      

Sign from THE PRISONER and sets built for MAN’S FATE

    

A composite picture of the relative positions of the Backlot standing sets and the modern housing developments.

Locations of the castles IVANHOE/KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE and DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES