FILM : Weapon, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Weapon, The 1957 Steve Cochran, Lizabeth Scott, Herbert Marshall, Nicole Maurey, George Cole, Laurence Naismith London
Director : Val Guest and Hal E. Chester   Production Company : Periclean Productions  Region : LONDON T-Z

A boy accidentally shoots his friend with a gun found in the rubble of a bombsite. The gun turns out to be a clue in a ten-year-old murder case.

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Weapon, The - Dodging the met!
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wea031. Dodging the met!

wea031n. Nobody chasing Peter when he took this shot.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-12-2015)

Weapon, The - Supposedly the City end of Blackfriars Bridge.
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wea032. Supposedly the City end of Blackfriars Bridge.

Weapon, The - The plaque behind the boy's head reads Blackfriars Bridge.
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wea033. The plaque behind the boy's head reads Blackfriars Bridge.

Weapon, The - And the young man runs down a wide stairway.
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wea034. And the young man runs down a wide stairway.

Weapon, The - And as we turn round, for another POV, the stairway magically narrows to less than half width, and the squarish black and white bollard becomes octagonal and unpainted. Peter identifies this as the north side of Southwark Bridge.
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wea035. And as we turn round, for another POV, the stairway magically narrows to less than half width, and the squarish black and white bollard becomes octagonal and unpainted. Peter identifies this as the north side of Southwark Bridge.

wea035n. When Peter visited the location he found widened steps, new paving and a replacement bollard dating from 1995.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-12-2015)

Weapon, The - And from this position, perhaps beneath London Bridge, could we be looking at the Cannon Street, flat, railway bridge with the arched Southwark Bridge in the far background?
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wea036. And from this position, perhaps beneath London Bridge, could we be looking at the Cannon Street, flat, railway bridge with the arched Southwark Bridge in the far background?

wea036n. Peter captured the same view which confirms the spot.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-12-2015)

Weapon, The - Here comes the hunter. Blackfriars Bridge states the plaque. But he doesn't know that he's a quarter mile and three bridges away from his prey.
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wea037. Here comes the hunter. Blackfriars Bridge states the plaque. But he doesn't know that he's a quarter mile and three bridges away from his prey.

Weapon, The - Yes, under the old London Bridge, vertical supporting ironware, rather than the Victorian trellis of Blackfriars. They do try it on, don't they!
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wea038. Yes, under the old London Bridge, vertical supporting ironware, rather than the Victorian trellis of Blackfriars. They do try it on, don't they!

wea038n. And Peter adds that the area and embankment have been rebuilt, taking this shot of the location now.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-12-2015)

Weapon, The - Back to the bomb site where we started. Jewel Crescent, London EC2 now part of the Barbican development. See wea008.
Weapon, The

wea039. Back to the bomb site where we started. Jewel Crescent, London EC2 now part of the Barbican development. See wea008.

Weapon, The - Those faraway buildings may help in the identification. They certainly helped Bruce Fleming. The buildings with the Dutch gables are 53-54 Barbican, the premises of W Bryer & Sons, gold refiners. The camera was situated circa Jewin Crescent/Jewin Street. (RL)
Weapon, The

wea040. Those faraway buildings may help in the identification. They certainly helped Bruce Fleming. The buildings with the Dutch gables are 53-54 Barbican, the premises of W Bryer & Sons, gold refiners. The camera was situated circa Jewin Crescent/Jewin Street. (RL)

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