Ann Todd, Eric Portman, Maxwell Reed, Bill Owen, Edward Rigby, Maurice Denham
Essex, Kent, London
Director : Compton Bennett Production Company : Sydney Box Productions Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D
A hangman conceals his true identity when he falls in love and sets up home with his girl on a barge in the river Thames.
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dayb001. Establishing shot of the prison where hangman Eddie Tribe (aka Mendover) is about to carry out the execution of Olaf. Wansdworth Prison, Heathfield Road, Wandsworth, London SW18.
dayb002. Whilst telling his story in flashback, Eddie Tribe (Eric Portman) walks from Paddington station. London W2.
dayb002n. Now from London Road. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 23-05-2013)
dayb004. Eddie and Frankie drive away from a Lex Garage incorporating a service station. An unidentified location that is perplexing. This is not the Lex garage at the corner of Brewer Street and Lexington Street in London W1 although there are design similarities.
dayb005. Panning from image dayb004. The pair head for Gravesend. Unknown location.
dayb006. Eddie and Frankie (Ann Todd) leave the Rialto Cinema. Studio set or unknown location?
dayb007. The couple walk along in the rain. Maybe a set but still unidentified.
dayb008. Barber Eddie inherits his dead fathers barge business and returns to the boat that was his childhood home. The name on the building is Manbre & Garton Ltd who were sugar refiners based on Manbre Road in Hammersmith W6.
dayb009. Eddie and Frankie make the boat their home. The River Thames at Hammersmith with St. Paul's church visible in the centre right distance. Location identified by Martin Botting who adds "The far wall is alongside Hammersmith Parish Vestry which was where the borough dumped household rubbish into open barges".
dayb009n. This modern image confirms the identification. Image taken from theatresonline.com with an unknown copyright. (Modern Photo Added: 08-04-2015)
dayb010. Eddie and Frankie watch as a decorated boat sails by. Martin advises that the boat is the ill fated Marchioness, which sank in August 1989 drowning 51 people. The disaster happened near Cannon Street Railway Bridge.