Gate Studios

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Gate Studios formed a part of Elstree Studios in the town of Borehamwood, UK, Opened in 1928, the studios were in use until the early 1950s.[1] The studios had previously been known as Whitehall Studios, Consolidated Studios, J.H. Studios and M.P. Studios.[2]

The last film produced was John Wesley in 1954,[2] after which and the building was used for the production of cinema screens by Harkness Screens Ltd, until 2004.[3] The building was demolished in early 2006 to make way for 133 new homes.[4]


  1. ^ Patricia Warren, Elstree, the British Hollywood, Publisher Elm Tree Books, 1983, ISBN 0-241-10955-8, ISBN 978-0-241-10955-7, 184 pages (page 18)
  2. ^ a b "Gate Studios", BFI Film & TV Database website, retrieved 17 Dec 2011
  3. ^ Chris Dry, Film and television in education: the handbook of the British Universities Film & Video, Edition 2, Publisher Routledge, 1995, ISBN 1-85713-016-2, ISBN 978-1-85713-016-4, 341 pages (page 275)
  4. ^ "Final curtain falls at the historic Gate Studios", Watford Observer, Thu 9 Feb 1996

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