FILM : Turn the Key Softly
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Turn the Key Softly 1953 Yvonne Mitchell, Joan Collins, Kathleen Harrison, Terence Morgan London
Director : Jack Lee   Production Company : Maurice Cowan Productions  Region : LONDON T-Z

A story of three women released from prison and the different outcome for each on their first day of freedom.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

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Turn The Key Softly (Digitally Remastered) [DVD] [1953]

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Turn the Key Softly - The prison where three women inmates are about to be released. Looking at Holloway Prison across Parkhurst Road from Hillmarton Road, London N7.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso001. The prison where three women inmates are about to be released. Looking at Holloway Prison across Parkhurst Road from Hillmarton Road, London N7.

tukeso001n. Peter took a nice shot of the prison brick wall, but no old turrets.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-07-2014)

Turn the Key Softly - As birds sing in the trees, Stella, Monica and Mrs. Quilliam look up at the prison walls as they leave. Holloway Prison on Parkhurst Road.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso002. As birds sing in the trees, Stella, Monica and Mrs. Quilliam look up at the prison walls as they leave. Holloway Prison on Parkhurst Road.

tukeso002n. A tastefully designed replacement taken by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-07-2014)

Turn the Key Softly - Bob (Glyn Houston) waits for his girlfriend, Stella. Facing the junction of Parkhurst Road and Hillmarton Road with The Castle Bar public house to the left. The location was seen in 'The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery' and 'Stolen Face'.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso003. Bob (Glyn Houston) waits for his girlfriend, Stella. Facing the junction of Parkhurst Road and Hillmarton Road with The Castle Bar public house to the left. The location was seen in 'The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery' and 'Stolen Face'.

tukeso003n. The same location now by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-09-2014)

Turn the Key Softly - Stella Jarvis (Joan Collins) hugs her bus conductor boyfriend. Holloway Prison in N7.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso004. Stella Jarvis (Joan Collins) hugs her bus conductor boyfriend. Holloway Prison in N7.

tukeso004n. Parking spaces instead of a gateway. Image by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 13-09-2014)

Turn the Key Softly - Monica Marsden (Yvonne Mitchell) and Mrs. Quilliam (Kathleen Harrison) watch the couple before setting off for their homes.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso005. Monica Marsden (Yvonne Mitchell) and Mrs. Quilliam (Kathleen Harrison) watch the couple before setting off for their homes.

Turn the Key Softly - Looking up between, what were, two out of the three railway bridges on Holloway Road in N7.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso006. Looking up between, what were, two out of the three railway bridges on Holloway Road in N7.

tukeso006n. The site of the rebuilt bridges now by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-07-2014)

Turn the Key Softly - Monica and 'Granny' Quilliam head for  Holloway Road Underground station. Looking south east along Holloway Road from under the railway bridge.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso007. Monica and 'Granny' Quilliam head for Holloway Road Underground station. Looking south east along Holloway Road from under the railway bridge.

tukeso007n. Peter found that the building on the left of the screen capture is still standing.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-07-2014)

Turn the Key Softly - Holloway Road in London N7 with the bridge carrying the railway between Kings Cross and Finsbury Park in the background.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso008. Holloway Road in London N7 with the bridge carrying the railway between Kings Cross and Finsbury Park in the background.

tukeso008n. Peter took this comparison of the same location now.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-07-2014)

Turn the Key Softly - Overcome by the noise and the traffic after their months in prison, the pair wait to cross the road. Holloway Road with the corner of Hornsey Road to the right.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso009. Overcome by the noise and the traffic after their months in prison, the pair wait to cross the road. Holloway Road with the corner of Hornsey Road to the right.

tukeso009n. A bit of redevelopment on this corner. Picture from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-07-2014)

Turn the Key Softly - Mrs. Quilliam fears that a policeman knows where they've come from. Facing Hornsey Street from Holloway Road.
Turn the Key Softly

tukeso010. Mrs. Quilliam fears that a policeman knows where they've come from. Facing Hornsey Street from Holloway Road.

tukeso010n. And a lot more redevelopment across the road with more to come. Image by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-07-2014)

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