FILM : Cracksman, The
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Cracksman, The 1963 Charlie Drake, Nyree Dawn Porter, George Sanders, Dennis Price, Percy Herbert, Eddie Byrne Aylesbury, London
Director : Peter Graham Scott   Production Company : Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

An honest locksmith, who can't resist the challenge of a lock, gets conned into a safecracking scheme by ruthless gangsters.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill. Uncredited 'now' images by PW.

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Cracksman, The - Establishing shot showing St. Lukes Church with its distinctive spire.
Cracksman, The

crama001. Establishing shot showing St. Lukes Church with its distinctive spire.

crama001n. Whitecross Street looking towards Old Street, London EC1.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2012)

Cracksman, The - Tilt shot from image crama001. The street on which locksmith Ernest Wright's shop stands.
Cracksman, The

crama002. Tilt shot from image crama001. The street on which locksmith Ernest Wright's shop stands.

crama002n. Whitecross Street, London EC1.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2012)

Cracksman, The - Ernest Wright (Charlie Drake) walks along Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1. The location was seen in 'Mrs Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter', 'A Dandy in Aspic' and 'Too Hot to Handle'.
Cracksman, The

crama003. Ernest Wright (Charlie Drake) walks along Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1. The location was seen in 'Mrs Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter', 'A Dandy in Aspic' and 'Too Hot to Handle'.

crama003n. Now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 26-09-2012)

Cracksman, The - Ernest crosses the road just before being asked to break into a car by Grantley. The Junction of Lambeth Road and Lambeth Palace Road SE1.
Cracksman, The

crama004. Ernest crosses the road just before being asked to break into a car by Grantley. The Junction of Lambeth Road and Lambeth Palace Road SE1.

crama004n. Surprisingly difficult to replicate. Junctions, trees, street furniture and traffic islands are all in the conspiracy. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 25-11-2012)

Cracksman, The - Grantley (Dennis Price) visits Ernest's shop.
Cracksman, The

crama005. Grantley (Dennis Price) visits Ernest's shop.

crama005n. The building where the shop is no longer exists and that side of the street has been redeveloped. Whitecross Street EC1.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2012)

Cracksman, The - Ernest leaves Wandsworth Prison after serving his sentence for a burglary.
Cracksman, The

crama006. Ernest leaves Wandsworth Prison after serving his sentence for a burglary.

crama006n. I wonder if you paid for parking in 1963? (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 26-11-2015)

Cracksman, The - Ernest visits his local, the Friendly Hand public house, which is just along the street from his shop.
Cracksman, The

crama007. Ernest visits his local, the Friendly Hand public house, which is just along the street from his shop.

crama007n. The pub still stands and is now known as The Trader. Whitecross Street, London EC1.
(Modern Photo Added: 23-07-2012)

Cracksman, The - After being ostracised by customers in the pub, Ernest heads for the Embankment.
Cracksman, The

crama008. After being ostracised by customers in the pub, Ernest heads for the Embankment.

crama008n. Temple Place above Temple station, London WC2.
(Modern Photo Added: 14-08-2012)

Cracksman, The - A view along the Embankment from Temple Place WC2.
Cracksman, The

crama009. A view along the Embankment from Temple Place WC2.

crama009n. The same location now.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

Cracksman, The - Lunch time overlooking the Thames. Temple Place WC2.
Cracksman, The

crama010. Lunch time overlooking the Thames. Temple Place WC2.

crama010n. Victoria Embankment Gardens above Temple station.
(Modern Photo Added: 24-07-2012)

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