Various Famous Pubs in the Movie Industry
London not only have so many best publs, it also have lots of the best film pubs. In this article, you will be able to know some of the most famous movie pubs in the movie industry.
From books, films and TV, these pubs were inspired by the ones which are actually real and are in fact actual pubs which were used as film locations.
Movie: Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
This would be the time where The Beehive, located at Buntingford appeared in the said 2005 movie. Ford Prefect (played by Mos Def), revealed to Arthur Dent (played by Martin Freeman) that he came from another planet and that Earth’s future is being scheduled to be flattened for an intergalactic super highway.
The Beehive is actually a traditional 200 year old roadside freehouse that was built as an ale house until 1956. It is an appealing pub which has a single bar, doesn’t have any jukebox and fruit machines and the pub games such as cribbage and dart are popular.
Film: An American Werewolf in London
The Black Swan appeared in this movie and was renamed to “The Slaughtered Lamb” in the 1981 appearance. The movie was played by David (played by Naughton) and Jack (played by Griffin Dunne), who were two travellers that travelled to the moors and there’s a werewolf involved.
The Black Swan Ockham is located in the idyllic Surrey countryside and is actually the local culinary hotspot which is offering a British menu and uses their seasonal and fresh produce.
The Lamb Tavern located at Leadenhall Market was the setting in the 1975 movie “Brannigan”. It was played by Jim Brannigan (played by John Wayne), who bring his own American Justice to the streets of London. The movie also starred Commander Swann (played by Richard Attenborough), who continue to batter Brannigan in a true upper class British way and the use of handguns on British streets was forbidden by the police force.
The Lamb Tavern is the perfect place in taking refreshments and is adjacent to the market. This also continued its tradition that was first established in Roman Britain in the last 2000 years.
Movie: Still Crazy
This was where The Red Lion appeared in the film, which was based on the story of Strange Fruit, which was the rock band who previously had it all, lost all of it and then became normal people and made an attempt to make a comeback.
The Red Lion was licensed in 1802 and is popularly known for its 86ft deep well, which dates back in the 1600’s. The well room was named after ALexander Keiller who excavated the ancient stone circle surrounding the pub.