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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midep021. Prince makes his way towards home. Looking from West Street onto Upper St. Martin’s Street in WC2. The location appears in 'The End of the Line' and a similar shot was seen in ‘The Comedy Man’.
midep021n. The view is somewhat changed in Peter's comparison. (Modern Photo Added: 14-06-2017)
midep022. Again, the Professor is followed.
midep023. Now aware that he is being pursued, the Professor almost gets knocked down when crossing the road. With Dix Ltd (midep014) left of centre the Prof. is crossing Phoenix Street at its junction with Stacey Street, London WC2 (RL)
midep024. Reaching the relative safety of his pitch, Prince tells Albert (Leslie Dwyer) that he’s being followed by a killer. Ray and Ron advise the rear of the Saville Theatre on on New Compton Street. (RL)
midep024n. More of the same location from Peter. (Modern Photo Added: 03-10-2017)
midep025. In an effort to be taken into custody for the night, the Professor announces to the theatre queue that the performance that they are waiting to see is deplorable. By virtue of locating this as New Compton Street and the action taking place outside the Stage Door, Ray and Ron place this as opposite. Now redeveloped to The Phoenix Garden. (RL)
midep025n. Peter captured the site now bereft of buildings. (Modern Photo Added: 07-08-2017)
midep026. The Theatre Manager appears before calling the police. The rear of the theatre on New Compton Street. (RL)
midep026n. No autograph hunters at the former stage door in Peter's image. (Modern Photo Added: 02-08-2017)
midep027. When Prince is taken away by two men, an undercover Policeman calls Inspector Lucas. New Compton Street with Century House visible in the right distance. And the telephone box the "usual studio prop" say Ray and Ron. (RL)
midep027n. Not a prop in sight when Peter arrived on the scene. (Modern Photo Added: 07-08-2017)
midep028. The Professor realises that the men are not police officers as he is driven to the gang’s hideout.
midep029. When Detective Sergeant Taylor calls to see Mrs. Arnold the door is opened by Mr. Knight (Wilfrid Hyde-White). Delamare Terrace with the Blomfield Road in the background.
midep030. The officers depart when Knight explains that Mrs. Arnold is away. Looking across the Grand Union Canal at buildings on Blomfield Road from the long demolished property on Delamare Terrace W2.
midep030n. Blomfield Road properties less visible now . . . . at least until the leaves fall. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 06-10-2017)