FILM : There Was a Crooked Man
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
There Was a Crooked Man 1960 Norman Wisdom, Alfred Marks, Andrew Cruickshank, Reginald Beckwith, Susannah York Isle of Wight, Lancashire, London
Director : Stuart Burge   Production Company : Knightsbridge Films  Region : LONDON T-Z,SOUTH EAST R-Z,NORTH

A naïve explosives expert is coerced into working for a criminal gang before being imprisoned and moving on to greater things!

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There Was a Crooked Man - Before his statue is unveiled, Davy Cooper (Norman Wisdom) sits listening to the Padre (Redmond Phillips) who he first encountered whilst in prison. The opening scenes appear to have been shot on a studio set.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm001. Before his statue is unveiled, Davy Cooper (Norman Wisdom) sits listening to the Padre (Redmond Phillips) who he first encountered whilst in prison. The opening scenes appear to have been shot on a studio set.

There Was a Crooked Man - The story is shown in flashback. Here, after being conned by a gang of crooks, the explosives expert outlines plans for the latest 'bank job'.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm002. The story is shown in flashback. Here, after being conned by a gang of crooks, the explosives expert outlines plans for the latest 'bank job'.

There Was a Crooked Man - Albert Carter and his gang watch as the next slide is seen, showing a hospital next door to the bank.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm003. Albert Carter and his gang watch as the next slide is seen, showing a hospital next door to the bank.

There Was a Crooked Man - During the robbery, Davy is the only one caught and he ends up serving five years. The entrance to Wandsworth Prison on Heathfield Road, London SW18.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm004. During the robbery, Davy is the only one caught and he ends up serving five years. The entrance to Wandsworth Prison on Heathfield Road, London SW18.

twcm004n. Taken during a very recent visit. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 02-12-2015)

There Was a Crooked Man - In the prison garden, the Padre speaks with Davy as he tends to flowers.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm005. In the prison garden, the Padre speaks with Davy as he tends to flowers.

There Was a Crooked Man - Adolf Carter (Alfred Marks), Flash Dan and Freda (Jean Clarke) are waiting for Davy when he's released from prison. Wandsworth Prison was also seen in 'The Criminal', 'Fog for a Killer', 'Ooh, You Are Awful' and 'The Cracksman'.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm006. Adolf Carter (Alfred Marks), Flash Dan and Freda (Jean Clarke) are waiting for Davy when he's released from prison. Wandsworth Prison was also seen in 'The Criminal', 'Fog for a Killer', 'Ooh, You Are Awful' and 'The Cracksman'.

There Was a Crooked Man - Davy arrives in Sleath on Sea. Looking southward from Darwen Station at the end of Railway Road.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm007. Davy arrives in Sleath on Sea. Looking southward from Darwen Station at the end of Railway Road.

There Was a Crooked Man - Walking from the station, Davy heads through the gates of McKillup's mill where he has secured work. Likely to be somewhere in Darwen.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm008. Walking from the station, Davy heads through the gates of McKillup's mill where he has secured work. Likely to be somewhere in Darwen.

There Was a Crooked Man - In the guise of General Perkins, a representative from the Pentagon, Davy is driven through Sleath on Sea. Church Street in Darwen at the junction with Railway Road.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm009. In the guise of General Perkins, a representative from the Pentagon, Davy is driven through Sleath on Sea. Church Street in Darwen at the junction with Railway Road.

There Was a Crooked Man - The motorcade draws up outside the fictional McKillup Arms Hotel. In reality this was a warehouse on Railway Road which stood next to Railway Road Methodist Church.
There Was a Crooked Man

twcm010. The motorcade draws up outside the fictional McKillup Arms Hotel. In reality this was a warehouse on Railway Road which stood next to Railway Road Methodist Church.

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