Ronald Howard, Olga Edwardes, John Bentley, Mary Laura Wood, Patrick Barr, Sheila Burrell
Director : Charles Saunders Production Company : Kenilworth Film Productions, Mid Century Film Productions Region : LONDON A-B
A rare flower is the only clue to be found when a Doctor is implicated in the death of his wife.
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blaor011. Sophie begins to cross a main road. The junction of Finchley Road, Acacia Road and Wellington Road in St. John’s Wood with Grove End Road to the left.
bla0r011n. A much leafier corner now. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 12-07-2017)
blaor012. As Sophie steps from the refuge, a lorry approaches. Looking north along Finchley Road from the junction with Acacia Road, Wellington Road and Grove End Road.
blaor012n. The trees have really taken over. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 12-07-2017)
blaor013. The Truck Driver brakes too late and Mrs. Winnington is run down and killed. Facing Wellington Road at the junction with Grove End Road, Finchley Road and Acacia Road in NW8.
blaor013n. The fatal junction. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 12-07-2017)
blaor014. After being charged with his wife’s murder by poisoning, Dr. Winnington is sentenced to death. The Central Criminal Court seen from the corner of Holborn Viaduct and Old Bailey at London’s EC1 and EC4 boundary. Various aspects of the building have been seen many times before including in ‘The Naked Edge’, ‘Seven Days to Noon’ and ‘Front Page Story’.
blaor014n. Peter has been there "many times before" as well but this is his latest shot from there. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 26-06-2017)
blaor015. As they endeavour to prove John’s innocence, Eric and Christine arrive at the café where the Winnington’s former Maid works. Kensington High Street in W8 with the corner of Earl’s Court Road in the centre background.
blaor015n. The corner is intact. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 02-09-2017)
blaor016. Christine tells Eric Blair (John Bentley) that she will go in and question the Maid on her own. Outside Troy Court on Kensington High Street with the rear of buildings on Pater Street in the left distance.
blaor016n. The rear of Pater Street is obscured in this current view outside Troy Court, W8. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 02-09-2017)
blaor017. Mrs. Humphries (Mary Jones) potters about the garden as Christine and Eric arrive to speak with her husband.
blaor018. Vincent Humphries (Patrick Barr) makes an excuse to leave the cottage momentarily.
blaor019. Leaving the Humphries', Eric and Christine discuss their suspicions about Vincent as they head on towards Chichester. Highwood Hill, London NW7. Out of sight to the left is the start of March Lane. (RL)
blaor020. As the car begins to descend a steep hill, Eric finds that the brakes are not working. Highwood Hill, London NW7 (RL)