"A Shocking Accident"
Made in 1982 - Flamingo Pictures - Christine Oestreicher/James Scott
Several scenes from this film were shot in Mill Hill, North London - at Belmont School. Some members of the school staff were incorporated as authentic extras in the Staff Room scenes with Benjamin Whitrow. Andy Bishop, Trevor Bale, David Drew-Smythe and Jeff Gallagher were four of these ... the latter being given a few lines - coined on the spot - to accompany the marking of a set of Latin books ...

Academy Awards, USA

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)



Best Short Film, Live Action
Christine Oestreicher

Runtime: 25 minutes ~ Country of Origin: UK ~ Language: English

British Academy Awards

Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1983 Nominated BAFTA Film Award Best Short Film
James Scott

Directed by James Scott
Writers: Ernie Eban & James Scott
Original Story by Graham Greene
Cinematography by Adam Barker-Mill
Cast (in alphabetical order)
Oliver Blackburn
Jerome, aged 9
Rupert Everett
Jerome Weathersby
Barbara Hicks
Aunt Joyce
Robert Popper
Jerome, aged 13
Gary Russell
Jenny Seagrove
Tim Seeley
Sophie Ward
Benjamin Whitrow