FILM : Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake)
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Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake) 1957 Lee Patterson, Hy Hazell, Colin Gordon, Philip Leaver London
Director : Montgomery Tully   Production Company : Merton Park Studios.  Region : LONDON H-L

In an attempt to reconstruct a criminal case for his radio show, Lionel Hulme advertises for information as to the whereabouts of a robber who has recently finished a sentence for the manslaughter of his accomplice. The significant proceeds of their final robbery were never recovered and Hulme's nose for a story leads him into life threatening danger.

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Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake) - Lionel and Smithers swerve right into Nursery Road, a dead end now and a dead end then.
Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake)

keyman041. Lionel and Smithers swerve right into Nursery Road, a dead end now and a dead end then.

keyman041n. Now they would have had to wait for the lights to change.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2017)

Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake) - The police clip the pavement with their turn.
Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake)

keyman042. The police clip the pavement with their turn.

keyman042n. Maybe that is why the bollard was put there.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2017)

Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake) - Lionel struggles with Smithers to take control of the gun. Watery Lane, Merton, London SW20 Spencers Garage ahead was also seen in Dial 999 aka The Way Out.
Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake)

keyman043. Lionel struggles with Smithers to take control of the gun. Watery Lane, Merton, London SW20 Spencers Garage ahead was also seen in Dial 999 aka The Way Out.

keyman043n. The garage has long gone.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2017)

Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake) - After the struggle Lionel partly regains control of the car….. Exiting Watery Lane to enter Kingston Road.
Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake)

keyman044. After the struggle Lionel partly regains control of the car….. Exiting Watery Lane to enter Kingston Road.

keyman044n. Redevelopment on the far side but otherwise much the same.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2017)

Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake) - …..is unable to stop in time and they appear…..…. not to crash...........
Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake)

keyman045. …..is unable to stop in time and they appear…..…. not to crash...........

keyman045n. I quite expected to see a British Airways advertisement!
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2017)

Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake) - …….…..but provide us with clearer view of the location….. Kingston Road with Long Lodge, Merton Park Studios, centre building.
Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake)

keyman046. …….…..but provide us with clearer view of the location….. Kingston Road with Long Lodge, Merton Park Studios, centre building.

keyman046n. Long Lodge is still there behind the greenery with suitable plaques.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2017)

Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake) - ….before crashing into what appears to be a set built between the Studios and the Leather Bottle public house on Kingston Road.
Key Man, The (aka Life at Stake)

keyman047. ….before crashing into what appears to be a set built between the Studios and the Leather Bottle public house on Kingston Road.

keyman047n. The Leather Bottle is still there.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-10-2017)

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