FILM : 23 Paces to Baker Street
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
23 Paces to Baker Street 1956 Cecil Parker, Van Johnson, Vera Miles, Maurice Denham, Patricia Laffan London
Director : Henry Hathaway   Production Company : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation  Region : LONDON T-Z

A blind playwright searches for kidnappers after overhearing their plot.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

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23 Paces to Baker Street - Jean visits the bureau where Mr. Pillings advises that Janet Murch isn't available. Queen Victoria Street at the junction with New Bridge Street in London EC4, now replaced by a rebuilt Blackfriars railway station. However, The Black Friar pub to the left of centre still stands.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs011. Jean visits the bureau where Mr. Pillings advises that Janet Murch isn't available. Queen Victoria Street at the junction with New Bridge Street in London EC4, now replaced by a rebuilt Blackfriars railway station. However, The Black Friar pub to the left of centre still stands.

tpbs011n. And Peter took this shot of the location, complete with reflections in the walls of Blackfriars.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-10-2014)

23 Paces to Baker Street - Alice MacDonald (Patricia Laffan) arrives from the Bureau to see Jean at Hannon's apartment. Facing Park Crescent on Portland Place W1.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs012. Alice MacDonald (Patricia Laffan) arrives from the Bureau to see Jean at Hannon's apartment. Facing Park Crescent on Portland Place W1.

tpbs012n. Usual clutter for a RS Now shot. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-10-2014)

23 Paces to Baker Street - When Alice departs, Bob Matthews (Cecil Parker) is sent to follow. Looking out onto Portland Place.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs013. When Alice departs, Bob Matthews (Cecil Parker) is sent to follow. Looking out onto Portland Place.

tpbs013n. No access to the property now unless "you know" somebody, but taken from the doorstep. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-10-2014)

23 Paces to Baker Street - The nursemaid boards a number 73 bus.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs014. The nursemaid boards a number 73 bus.

23 Paces to Baker Street - The bus plies its route as Matthews follows in a taxi. Kensington Road in SW7 with Queen's Gate on the left.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs015. The bus plies its route as Matthews follows in a taxi. Kensington Road in SW7 with Queen's Gate on the left.

tpbs015n. The same junction now by our ever prolific Peter. 4/11/14
(Modern Photo Added: 08-03-2015)

23 Paces to Baker Street - Kensington High Street at the junction with Palace Avenue.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs016. Kensington High Street at the junction with Palace Avenue.

tpbs016n. Peter found new buildings to the right.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-11-2014)

23 Paces to Baker Street - Kensington High Street approaching the junction with Kensington Palace Gardens in W8. The location was seen in 'Time is My Enemy'.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs017. Kensington High Street approaching the junction with Kensington Palace Gardens in W8. The location was seen in 'Time is My Enemy'.

tpbs017n. Peter provides a 'rainy day' comparison.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-11-2014)

23 Paces to Baker Street - Alice alights from the bus and enters a department store. The junction of Kensington High Street and Kensington Church Street in W8 with St. Mary Abbots church prominent in the left background.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs018. Alice alights from the bus and enters a department store. The junction of Kensington High Street and Kensington Church Street in W8 with St. Mary Abbots church prominent in the left background.

tpbs018n. The trees are free of leaves for a good view in this comparison by Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-01-2015)

23 Paces to Baker Street - Matthews' taxi draws up and he follows Alice into Barkers on Kensington High Street. The store closed in 2006.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs019. Matthews' taxi draws up and he follows Alice into Barkers on Kensington High Street. The store closed in 2006.

tpbs019n. About here. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 31-03-2015)

23 Paces to Baker Street - After purchasing a camera, Matthews prepares to take Alice's photograph.  The entrance to Barkers on Kensington High Street.
23 Paces to Baker Street

tpbs020. After purchasing a camera, Matthews prepares to take Alice's photograph. The entrance to Barkers on Kensington High Street.

tpbs020n. The height of a depressing scene. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 08-03-2015)

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