FILM : Three Steps to the Gallows
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Three Steps to the Gallows 1953 Scott Brady, Mary Castle, Gabrielle Brune, Ferdy Mayne, Michael Balfour, Colin Tapley, John Blythe, Ballard Berkeley, Julian Somers London, Middlesex
Director : John Gilling   Production Company : Tempean Films  Region : LONDON T-Z,SOUTH EAST R-Z

American cargo ship Officer Gregor Stevens arrives in London to locate his brother, who unknown to him, has been convicted of a murder and is within three days of being executed. He meets Yvonne Durante, a night club singer and part-time smuggler, who helps him to prove his brothers innocence.

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Also known as 'White Fire' (US Title).

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Three Steps to the Gallows - Thames side scene setting for ship Officer Stevens mooring - Tower Bridge from the South Bank.
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg001. Thames side scene setting for ship Officer Stevens mooring - Tower Bridge from the South Bank.

tstg001n. A very much changed scene except for Tower Bridge.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2014)

Three Steps to the Gallows - Gregor Stevens (Scott Brady) has leave from his ship to trace and meet up with his brother. He arrives at his hotel in the Cromwell Road, London SW7.
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg002. Gregor Stevens (Scott Brady) has leave from his ship to trace and meet up with his brother. He arrives at his hotel in the Cromwell Road, London SW7.

tstg002n. Cromwell Road looking West with the mouth of Atherstone Mews just visible.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2014)

Three Steps to the Gallows - Having registered he leaves to trace his brothers whereabouts.
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg003. Having registered he leaves to trace his brothers whereabouts.

tstg003n. Now a restaurant but still associated with an hotel.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2014)

Three Steps to the Gallows - Greg is followed by Crawson (Ronan O'Casey), one of the
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg004. Greg is followed by Crawson (Ronan O'Casey), one of the "gang".

tstg004n. Now, a little more cared for.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2014)

Three Steps to the Gallows - Crawson follows Greg into Stanhope Gardens.
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg005. Crawson follows Greg into Stanhope Gardens.

tstg005n. Now.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2014)

Three Steps to the Gallows - Greg goes to his brothers last place of work in Regent Street. Looking towards Great Marlborough Street, W1 and timber framed Liberty's.
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg006. Greg goes to his brothers last place of work in Regent Street. Looking towards Great Marlborough Street, W1 and timber framed Liberty's.

tstg006n. A little busier these days.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2014)

Three Steps to the Gallows - He visits a
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg007. He visits a "travel agents" on the corner with Maddox Street.

tstg007n. Still a very desirable location to trade.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2014)

Three Steps to the Gallows - After roughing up Crawson in a dark passageway and
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg008. After roughing up Crawson in a dark passageway and "getting a light", the book matches suggest that there is a connection with the "Gay Mask Club". Almost the corner of Phillimore Gdns. and Kensington High Street.

tstg008n. No such name over the door now.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2014)

Three Steps to the Gallows - Inspector Haley (Ballard Berkeley) agrees to take Greg to Wormwood Scrubs Prison to visit his brother.
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg009. Inspector Haley (Ballard Berkeley) agrees to take Greg to Wormwood Scrubs Prison to visit his brother.

tstg009n. Pity the trees have been taken away.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-07-2014)

Three Steps to the Gallows - After the visit Greg subsequently leaves a police station. John Tunstill identifies this as Petyward, off Sloane Ave. Also seen in Street Corner.
Three Steps to the Gallows

tstg010. After the visit Greg subsequently leaves a police station. John Tunstill identifies this as Petyward, off Sloane Ave. Also seen in Street Corner.

tstg010n. No planted shrubs or easy access these days.
(Modern Photo Added: 31-07-2014)

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