FILM : Man Who Never Was, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Man Who Never Was, The 1956 Gloria Grahame, Stephen Boyd, Laurence Naismith, Geoffrey Keen, Cyril Cusack, André Morell, Michael Hordern, Joan Hickson London, Spain
Director : Ronald Neame   Production Company : Sumar Productions  Region : LONDON M-N

Dead man with secrets strapped to his wrist floated off the coast of Spain for the Nazis to be misinformed. True story, and reusing our favorite Hammersmith corner again!

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The Man Who Never Was [DVD]

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Man Who Never Was, The - Peter identifies this as what was Barnby Street in NW1, looking south-east with Ampthill Square to the left.
Man Who Never Was, The

mwnw007a. Peter identifies this as what was Barnby Street in NW1, looking south-east with Ampthill Square to the left.

mwnw007an. And here's Peter's modern view of the same redeveloped location.
(Modern Photo Added: 07-08-2017)

Man Who Never Was, The - Dublin, Belfast?
Man Who Never Was, The

mwnw007b. Dublin, Belfast?

mwnw007bn. No, it's Ampthill Square in NW1 and Peter provides this image of the rebuilt area.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-08-2016)

Man Who Never Was, The - mwnw007a/b/c/d were filmed in Ampthill Square, London NW1 (since pulled down in approx 1967) flats there now. After a few years up, this is new information from Eileen Taylor with our thanks.
Man Who Never Was, The

mwnw007c. mwnw007a/b/c/d were filmed in Ampthill Square, London NW1 (since pulled down in approx 1967) flats there now. After a few years up, this is new information from Eileen Taylor with our thanks.

mwnw007cn. And a little further on in time Peter provides the evidence, Barnby Street, London NW1 looking north with Hampstead Road to the left. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-06-2017)

Man Who Never Was, The -
Man Who Never Was, The

mwnw007d. "7a was south side of Ampthill Square NW1, 7b is west side looking north 7c is west side looking north and this one 7d is west side looking north: the house used was my friend's house by name of Hedges." Info from AW Gaze with thanks.

mwnw007dn. Peter confirms the location with this shot taken from Barnby Street.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-08-2016)

Man Who Never Was, The - Gieves, Gieves and Hawks in my day I believe, Jermyn Street or was it Saville Row?
Man Who Never Was, The

mwnw008a. Gieves, Gieves and Hawks in my day I believe, Jermyn Street or was it Saville Row?

mwnw008an. Old Bond Street actually and the same spot captured by Peter 60 years on. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 25-07-2016)

Man Who Never Was, The - Sign says West End Box Office Alfred Hays
Man Who Never Was, The

mwnw008b. Sign says West End Box Office Alfred Hays

mwnw008bn. Old Bond Street. The decorative clock outside Tiffany & Co and the reflections of the buildings opposite help to confirm. From Richard Lovejoy. Reaslly well spotted.
(Modern Photo Added: 06-11-2012)

Man Who Never Was, The -
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mwnw008c. 

mwnw008cn. Peter takes a similar view of the same spot in Old Bond Street. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2016)

Man Who Never Was, The - Piccadilly, London, the old Naval & Military Club, often called the In and Out club.
Man Who Never Was, The

mwnw009a. Piccadilly, London, the old Naval & Military Club, often called the In and Out club.

mwnw009an. Spotted, but from the outside. Gates locked. And, a correction from Maurice Ricketts, the title is the Naval and Military Club. Thanks Maurice.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-03-2011)

Man Who Never Was, The -  The old Naval and Military Club.
Man Who Never Was, The

mwnw009b.  The old Naval and Military Club.

mwnw009bn. Yes, it is. Called the "In and Out" because of the labels on the gate posts. Sometime home of Lord Palmerstone. Maurice Ricketts.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-03-2011)

Man Who Never Was, The -  Front portico
Man Who Never Was, The

mwnw009c.  Front portico

mwnw009cn. The interior shots of the lobby, used in the film, were actually shot in the real lobby. Maurice Ricketts.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-03-2011)

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