GB 1963 1hr 42mins Dir: Ralph Thomas Starring: Dirk Bogarde and Barbara Murray
Dr Simon Sparrow goes back to work at his old hospital and finds love
The fifth of the seven films in the Doctor comedy series includes a number of scenes that were filmed at Windsor & Eton Central station with trains of Mk1 coaches. There is also a shot of a Western Region express (1F55) cleverly worked into one scene hauled by a Class 35 ‘Hymek’ diesel-hydraulic passing through Maidenhead station at speed (although the initial approaching shot is of another Hymek working service 1A30). The train interior scenes consist of the usual studio set with back projection but in one shot, a ‘Marylebone’ station sign is visible through the window just to try and trick any unsuspecting viewer!