"Never Put It In Writing" (1963) (93 min) Pat Boone, Milo O'Shea, Fidelma Murphy, Colin Blakely, Eddie Golden, Harry Brogan, Reginald Beckwith Dir: Andrew Stone -Filmed in part at Shannon Airport. -In London, a young executive attempts to retrieve his letter of resignation before it reaches his boss.
"The Next Man" (1976) (108 min) (rated R) Sean Connery, Cornelia Sharpe, Albert Paulsen Dir: Richard C. Sarafian -filmed at the National Stud and Castletown House -aka: "Double Hit" -A diplomat from Saudi Arabia goes to Israel but assassination attempts are made on his life.
"North Sea Hijack" (See: "ffolkes)
"Of Human Bondage" (1963) (98 min) Laurence Harvey, Kim Novak, Robert Morley, Jack Hedly, Nanette Newman, Siobhan McKenna, Robert Livesay, Brenda Fricker Dir: (1) Henry Hathaway, (2) Bryan Forbes and (3) Ken Hughes -Based upon a novel by Somerset Maugham. -Filmed at Ardmore Studios in Bray. -A doctor falls in love with a course waitress.
"The Old Curiosity Shop" -TV mini-series filmed at Ardmore Studios in Bray.
"The Pink Panther Strikes Again" (1976: UK) (103 min) Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Colin Blakely, Leonard Rossiter, Leslie-Ann Down, Burt Kwouk, Andre Maranne Dir: Blake Edwards -Fifth film in the pink-panther series of films -Filmed in Ardmore Studios in Bray. -Inspector Clouseau's ex-boss goes crazy and threatens to destroy the world.
"The Prince and the Pauper" (1968) Cast of unknowns. Dir: Elliott Geisinger -Filmed at a farm in Navan. -Based upon a Mark Twain story. -Two lookalikes switch places and experience wealth and poverty in new ways.
"A Question of Suspense" (1961: U.K.) Peter Reynolds Dir: Max Varnell -Filmed at Ardmore Studios in Bray. -A British thriller set in England.
"The Red Baron" (1970) John Philip Law, Don Stroud, Tom Adams, Corin Redgrave, David Weston, Des Nealon, Martin Dempsey Dir: Roger Corman -filmed at Powerscourt, Weston aerodrome, Leinster House, George's Hill, Baldonnel, and Dublin castle. -The film is about the exploits of Germany's WWI ace pilot, Baron Von Richthofen.
"Robbery" (1966: U.K.) (114 min) Stanley Baker, Joanna Pettet, James Booth, Frank Finlay, Barry Foster, William Marlowe Dir: Peter Yates -Most of the film was shot in England. However, the prison scenes were filmed at Kilmainhan Jail and Arbour Hill Jail. -Film based upon the Great Train Robbery of 1963 in London.
"Rock-a-Doodle" (1992) (77 min) (rated G) Glen Campbell, Christopher Plummer, Phil Harris, Sandy Duncan, Eddie Deezen, Charles Nelson Reilly, Sorrell Brooke, Elen Greene, Toby Scott Granger Dir: Don Bluth -A rooster heads for Vegas where he becomes a rock superstar.
"Rocket to the Moon" (1966) Burl Ives, Troy Donoghue, Gert Frobe, Daliah Levi, Terry Thomas, Lionel Jeffries, Dennis Price, Jimmy Clitheroe Dir: Don Sharp ** Screenplay by: Dave Freeman -Based upon the writings of Jules Verne. -Filmed at Kenure House in Rush, Dublin Castle, the Botanic Gardens, the Curragh, Avoca and Brittas Bay. -In 1875, a moon-bound spaceship is launched.
"Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace" (1964: German/U.K.) Christopher Lee, Senta Berger, Thorley Walters Dir: Terence Fisher -Filmed in the streets of Dublin. -In England, Holmes and Watson battle the evil Moriarty who had his designs on a diamond necklace.
"The Siege of Syndney Street" (1960: U.K.) (94 min) Donald Sinden, Nicole Berger, Kieron Moore, Peter Wyngarde, Jimmy Sangster, Godfrey Quigley, Joe Lynch, Christopher Casson, T.P. McKenna Dir: Roy Baker, Monty Berman -Screenwriter: Jimmy Sangster -Filmed at Ardmore and Wellington Street in Dublin. -Film centers on the anarchist movement of London in 1910.
"Sinful Davy" (1967) (95 min) John Hurt, Pamela Franklin, Nigel Davenport, Robert Morley, Fidelma Murphy, Donal McCann, Eddie Byrne, Mickser Reid, Niall McGinnis, Ronald Fraser, Maxine Audley, Brenda Fricker, Angelica Huston Dir: John Huston -Filmed in County Wicklow and at Glencree Reformatory. -Screen debut in a bit part for Angelica Huston. -Davey Haggard is the son of Scotland's most notorious highwayman. In 1821, he deserts the army, and begins a life as a thief who relies upon his charm and guile.
"Sitting Target" (1972: UK) (93 min) (rated R) Oliver Reed, Ian McShane, Jill St. John, Edward Woodward, Frank Finlay, Freddie Jones Dir: Douglas Hickox -filmed in Ireland with Kilmainhan Jail and Arbour Hill as the locations of the prison scenes. -A convict escapes prison to kill his unfaithful wife.
"Space Truckers" Dennis Hopper, Stephen Dorff, Debi Mazar Dir: Stuart Gordon -filmed almost entirely at Ardmore Studios in Bray. -Kevin Moriarty is the chief executive of Admore. -only locations shots were on the Dollymount Strand, which doubled for the Mojave Desert, and at the civic offices at Wood Quay.
"Spectre" -filmed at Concorde Anois film studio, located in Tully, County Galway. -Concorde Anois was founded by Producer/Director Roger Corman, producer of "The Pit and the Pendulum" & "The Raven"
"The Spy Who Came in From the Cold" (1964) (112 min) Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Oskar Werner, Peter Van Eyck, Cyril Cusack, Bernard Lee, George Voskovec, Sam Wanamaker, Michael Hordern Dir: Martin Ritt -Film brought to Ardmore Studios by Receiver William Sandys. -Outside shots filmed in London and Inside shots at Ardmore. -Filmed also in Holland and in Germany. -Based upon a novel by John Le Carre, which was adapted by Paul Dehn. -A spy is called back for a mission in East Germany where he is to wipe out the head of the espionage service there.
"Stork Talk" (1961: U.K.) (97 min) Tony Britton, Anne Heywood, John Turner, Nicole Perroult Dir: Michael Furlong -Banned in Ireland upon its release. -Comical sexual antics by married couples at a hospital.
"The Sword of Sherwood Forest" (1960: U.K.) (80 min) Richard Greene, Peter Cushing, Nigel Green, Sarah Branch, Niall MacGinnis, Richard Pasco, Jack Gwillim, Oliver Reed Dir: Terence Fisher -First costume drama to be filmed at Ardmore Studios. Filmed also at Powerscourt. -A Robin Hood story.
"Teardrops" -shot in Turkey but edited at Ardmore Studios in Ireland -dubbed into English, using Irish actors -Irish traditional music by: Donal Lunny
"Ten Little Indians" (1966: U.K.) (92 min) Hugh O'Brien, Shirley Eaton, Stanley Holloway, Fabian, Leo Genn, Dennis Price, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Daliah Levi Dir: George Pollock *** Producer: Harry Alan Towers -Based upon a novel by Agatha Christie. -Filmed at Kenure House in Rush. -This film was a remake of the original film version entitled "And Then There Were None," which was made with Barry Fitzgerald. -Producer Harry Alan Towers was to remake this film again in 1975 and again in 1989. -Ten people are trapped by a snowstorm in a house in the Austrian Alps, and one-by-one they are murdered until two people are left.
"Term of Trial" (1962: U.K.) (113 min) Laurence Olivier, Sarah Miles, Simone Signoret, Terence Stamp, Hugh Griffith, Thora Hird Dir: Peter Grenville -Filmed at Ardmore Studios in Bray. -A fifteen-year-old girl is infatuated with her middle-aged school teacher. On a school outing to Paris, she works it to be alone with him to tour the city together. The teacher rebukes her enticement to make love with her, and she returns home to tell her parents that he assaulted her.
"Terror of Frankenstein" (1975: Swedish/Irish)(91 min)(rated R) Per Oscarsson, Leon Vitali, Stacy Dorning, Nicholas Clay, Jan Ohlsson Dir: Calvin Floyd -Original title: "Victor Frankenstein" -filmed at locations in Ireland -faithful adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel. -A doctor creates a monster.
"Three of a Kind" (1988) Beau Bridges, Ian Ogilvy -The first major American network show to be filmed outside the United States. (produced by MTM Enterprises, producer of "Lou Grant" & "Hill Street Blues") -An entire French street was built in Ardmore Studio for the proposed 13-part series but the series was scrapped after the first episode. -(British Television South Company takes over MTM Enterprises for $320,000,000.00.) -A trio of spies work from a fancy restaurant in the South of France.
"Underground" (1969) Robert Goulet, Daniele Gaubert, Joachim Hansen Dir: Arthur Nadel -Filmed at Ardmore Studios and Enniscorthy, County Wexford. -In WWII, French resistance fighters engage the Germans.
"The Vengeance of Fu Manchu" (1967: U.K.) (91 min) Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Tsai Chin, Horst Frank, Maria Rohm, Howard Marion Crawford Dir: Jeremy Summers -Based upon the Fu Manchu novels of Sax Rohmer, whose real name was Arthur Sarsfield Ward. -Filmed at Ardmore Studio and in Dublin. -The fast-paced thriller was set in China and in the English country. -Emperor Fu Manchu is set on destroying world police organizations.
"The Very Edge" (1962: U.K.) (82 min) Anne Haywood, Richard Todd, Jack Hedley, Jeremy Brett, Nicole Maurey, Barbara Mullen, Maurice Denham Dir: Cyril Frankel -Filmed in County Dubin. -Set in an English town, a stranger attacks a housewife, causing her to have a miscarriage. He is caught but escapes to plot revenge.
"Victor Frankenstein" (See: "Terror of Frankenstein")
"Viking Queen" (1966: U.K.) (91 min) Don Murray, Carita, Andrew Keir, Donald Houston, Niall MacGinnis, Adrienne Corri, Wilfrid Lawson Dir: Don Chaffey -Filmed in part at Ardmore Studios in Bray and in part in the Wicklow Mountains. -Many of the Irish Army worked in the action scenes at Powerscourt. -A queen of ancient Britain is forced to take arms against the Roman army, commanded by the man she loves.
"Wagner: The Complete Epic" (1985) (540 min) Richard Burton, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Franco Nero, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson Dir: Tony Palmer -filmed on 200 different locations, including in Ireland -Dramatization of the life of Richard Wagner, the German composer.
"Wagner: The Movie" (1985) (300 min) Richard Burton, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Franco Nero, Laurence Olivier Dir: Tony Palmer -filmed on 200 different locations, including in Ireland -Dramatization of the life of Richard Wagner, the German composer.
"When Reason Sleeps" (1986) -following its successful first production of "Eat the Peach," Strongbow Film and TV Productions followed with this four-part TV series costing 2,000,000 punts
"Where Were You the Night the Baron Was Shot Down?" (See: "Ace Eli and Rodgers of the Skies")
"Where's Jack" (1968) (119 min) Stanley Baker, Tommy Steele, Fiona Lewis, Alan Badel, Dudley Foster, Sue Lloyd, Noel Purcell Dir: Jack Clavell -Filmed at the Glencree Reformatory -Set in 18th-century London, poor and honest Jack Sheppard is a locksmith's apprentice. He meets a man that tricks him into committing a crime. Jack becomes the most notorious of England's highwaymen.
"Zardoz" (1974) (105 min) (rated R) Sean Connery, Charlotte Rambling, John Alderton, Sara Kestleman, Niall Buggy Dir: John Boorman (director of "Deliverance") Written by: John Boorman (In 1969, Boorman and his family moved to Wicklow) -Exterior shots filmed in Glencree & Interior shots at Ardmore Studio. -A people rule over another people, who are either killed or used as slave labor, depending upon whether the rulers need them. The ruling people are indifferent to the suffering of those that they rule. Set in the year 2293 A.D.
"Zeppelin" (1970) (101 min) (rated G) Michael York, Elke Sommer, Anton Diffring, Andrew Keir, Peter Carsten, Marius Goring Dir: Etienne Perier -filmed mostly in England, but the aerial scenes were shot in Ireland (a dogfight scene was filmed off Wicklow Harbor) -A British aviator who was born in Germany is torn between duty and homeland in WWI.
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