Stanley Holloway, Leslie Dwyer, Reginald Tate, Meredith Edwards, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Sebastian Cabot
Director : Gordon Parry Production Company : Triangle Film Corporation Region : LONDON M-N
A street musician finds himself involved in a deadly mystery when he happens upon a corpse with a cash-filled wallet.
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midep011. A suitably similar car approaches.
midep011n. New Compton Street looking towards St. Giles High Street say Ray and Ron with the support of Google Earth. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 01-08-2017)
midep012. Towards the end of the reconstruction, the Doorman and the Professor watch as the car moves off.
midep012n. Peter returns to the same corner seen in image 006. (Modern Photo Added: 02-10-2017)
midep013. The Chief Inspector watches Prince’s actions. New Compton Street, London WC2, see midep002. (RL)
midep013n. Peter supports Richards identification with this image of the Saville Theatre at the corner of St. Giles Passage. (Modern Photo Added: 02-10-2017)
midep014. Leaving the scene, the Professor browses properties for sale in an estate agent’s window. There was a Dix Ltd (Music Publishers) at 7 New Compton Street (now redeveloped) which is probably why part of the facia appears to be covered up. (RL)
midep015. Drawing up behind Prince as he looks longingly through the window, Charles Mason offers him a ride home. Here we are looking north-east from Denmark Street to The White Lion public house at No. 15 St. Giles High Street WC2 say Ray and Ron. The junction also appears in 'What a Crazy World'. (RL)
midep015n. Even working to Ray and Ron's direction, Peter admits that this shot includes an element of guesswork as the junction has been, and is again being, reconstructed. (Modern Photo Added: 03-10-2017)
midep016. After offering to buy the found wallet, Mason drops the Professor off near to his home.
midep016n. Ray and Ron provide this Google capture, with, they say "Reelstreeters" passing the now blocked arch passage. I see what they mean but the truth hurts! (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2017)
midep017. Prince reaches his bedsit where Albert leaves him to consider Mason’s proposition. Ray and Ron have placed this as the Prof. outside No. 55 New Compton Street. (RL)
midep018. Café owner Benno (Sebastian Cabot) relieves the Professor of his cup of tea as he leaves the premises.
midep019. On his way home Prince is followed along a dark alley.
midep019n. Another identification from Ron and Ray. The alley between 26 and 27 Denmark Street, the building in the background is the construction of Dial House in New Compton Street. The alley, they say, leads to Denmark Place. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2017)
midep020. The Professor leaves hospital after recovering from a hit on the head. Charing Cross Hospital on William IV Street WC2.
midep020n. Nigel Matthews has provided this picture of the same location today, advising that the Hospital closed in 1973 and remained unused until 1992 when it became Charing Cross Police Station. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 02-06-2017)