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Trafalgar Square, London

Trafalgar Square is a public space and tourist attraction in central London built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. At its centre is Nelson's Column, which is guarded by four lion statues at its base.

Hitchcock's Films

Sabotage (1936)

After Verloc's initial act of sabotage at Battersea Power Station, Hitchcock includes a shot of Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column in the darkness.[1]

Later on in the film, Ted, the undercover detective, meets Sylvia and her bother Stevie in Trafalgar Square before taking them to Simpson's-in-the-Strand.

Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Jones (Joel McCrea) shares a ride with Van Meer (Albert Bassermann) through London and the lions of Trafalgar Square are seen through one of the side windows.

Stage Fright (1950)

Following her trip to the Essex, Eve Gill returns to London and Hitchcock includes a high-angle shot of Trafalgar Square.

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Notes & References

  1. Alfred Hitchcock's London: A Reference Guide to Locations (2009) by Gary Giblin, pages 194-95