FILM : Wrong Number
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Wrong Number 1959 Peter Reynolds, Lisa Gastoni, Peter Elliott Brighton and Hastings, East Sussex; London
Director : Vernon Sewell   Production Company : Merton Park Studios.  Region : LONDON T-Z,SOUTH EAST R-Z

A security guard is murdered during a mail-van robbery and one of the van crew overhears the killer’s name: Angelo. Before the murderer can phone his boss to confirm that the job has been successfully accomplished, the elderly Miss Crystal mistakenly dials the same number and hears a girl ask it is Angelo speaking. The next day, seeing the newspaper headlines, Miss Crystal realises that she may have a valuable clue, but can she remember the incorrect number she dialled?

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Wrong Number - The film starts with, presumably, a stock shot of an express train passing through a station. Lightened to assist any railway buffs. Peter Brown recognised this as
Wrong Number

wronum001. The film starts with, presumably, a stock shot of an express train passing through a station. Lightened to assist any railway buffs. Peter Brown recognised this as "stolen" footage from the opening of "Brief Encounter", a Stanier 'Coronation' streamliner followed by a 'Royal Scot' Class steaming in the opposite direction through Carnforth. See March 2017 Blog for "discussion" regarding location.

Wrong Number - After Maria (Lisa Gastoni) swaps a filled mail bag for a false one in the guards compartment of the train the scene moves to her home and that of Dr Pole (Peter Elliott) No 8 at an Unknown location.
Wrong Number

wronum002. After Maria (Lisa Gastoni) swaps a filled mail bag for a false one in the guards compartment of the train the scene moves to her home and that of Dr Pole (Peter Elliott) No 8 at an Unknown location.

Wrong Number - The gang agree to another robbery and the targeted mail van is speeding on its way. The Broadway, Wimbledon with the van passing what was Victoria Crescent. Now heavily re-developed.
Wrong Number

wronum003. The gang agree to another robbery and the targeted mail van is speeding on its way. The Broadway, Wimbledon with the van passing what was Victoria Crescent. Now heavily re-developed.

wronum003n. A daytime shot of the re-developed scene.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-02-2017)

Wrong Number - The Post Office van stops as a “drunken cyclist” stops their path. Near to Moly’s Café if you have Kelly’s. Peter Brown, didn't need Kelly's, this is Kingston Road, Merton facing The Rush (which was just opposite to entrance to Merton Park Studios) and what is now Nelson Health Centre. At the time of filming it was the Nelson Hospital an appropriate picture of which can be seen on Lost Hospital of London (http://ezitis.myzen.co.uk/nelson.html). Peter also points out that it is only a few yards from the café seen in
Wrong Number

wronum004. The Post Office van stops as a “drunken cyclist” stops their path. Near to Moly’s Café if you have Kelly’s. Peter Brown, didn't need Kelly's, this is Kingston Road, Merton facing The Rush (which was just opposite to entrance to Merton Park Studios) and what is now Nelson Health Centre. At the time of filming it was the Nelson Hospital an appropriate picture of which can be seen on Lost Hospital of London (http://ezitis.myzen.co.uk/nelson.html). Peter also points out that it is only a few yards from the café seen in "The Dark Man".

Wrong Number - Having “jumped” the van whilst they stopped for the “drunk” the gang take control of the van’s drivers. The Broadway, Wimbledon with the Public Toilets in the middle of the road.
Wrong Number

wronum005. Having “jumped” the van whilst they stopped for the “drunk” the gang take control of the van’s drivers. The Broadway, Wimbledon with the Public Toilets in the middle of the road.

wroum005n. The toilets have since been “flushed” away in the re-development.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-02-2017)

Wrong Number - Further capture for historic purposes.
Wrong Number

wronum006. Further capture for historic purposes.

wronum06n. And now.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-02-2017)

Wrong Number - Having forced the van to stop they escape with the one mail bag that they are after and the scene switches to the home of Miss Crystal (Olive Sloane). Unknown location.
Wrong Number

wronum007. Having forced the van to stop they escape with the one mail bag that they are after and the scene switches to the home of Miss Crystal (Olive Sloane). Unknown location.

Wrong Number - With the death of one of the Post Office workers the importance of Miss Crystal dialling a wrong number and hearing the name “Angelo” becomes significant and attention returns to her. Another view of her home to aid location. Unknown location but those curved windows are very distinctive.
Wrong Number

wronum008. With the death of one of the Post Office workers the importance of Miss Crystal dialling a wrong number and hearing the name “Angelo” becomes significant and attention returns to her. Another view of her home to aid location. Unknown location but those curved windows are very distinctive.

Wrong Number - Miss Crystal opens her door to collect the morning newspaper.
Wrong Number

wronum009. Miss Crystal opens her door to collect the morning newspaper.

Wrong Number - She telephones the Police with her “valuable information”. Scotland Yard, Victoria Embankment, London SW1
Wrong Number

wronum010. She telephones the Police with her “valuable information”. Scotland Yard, Victoria Embankment, London SW1

wronum010n. Fortunately some things remain the same.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-02-2017)

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