FILM : One Jump Ahead
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
One Jump Ahead 1955 Paul Carpenter, Diane Hart, Jill Adams, Freddie Mills London, Middlesex
Director : Charles Saunders   Production Company : Kenilworth Film Productions Ltd  Region : LONDON O-Q,SOUTH EAST M-Q

A schoolboy witnesses a woman being shot as she opens a secret compartment in the ruins of a bombed out church. In his haste to escape he drops "his" cap that has the name of his friend in it. Newspaper reporter Paul Banner is assigned to cover the story when the schoolboy friend is found murdered. As with British 'B' Films of the time he solves the mystery just before the Police.

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One Jump Ahead - A schoolboy, Jimmy Mumby (Edward French) witnesses a woman being shot as she retrieves a packet from the bombed remains of a church. He is chased, dropping his friend's cap in the process. His friend
One Jump Ahead

ojh001. A schoolboy, Jimmy Mumby (Edward French) witnesses a woman being shot as she retrieves a packet from the bombed remains of a church. He is chased, dropping his friend's cap in the process. His friend "R Snell", is later found dead under a canal bridge and Paul Banner (Paul Carpenter) is sent by his editor to report on the case. The Common, Southall near the junction with Western Road, with the Grand Junction Arms PH on the other side of the Western Road canal bridge. Identified by Anjano Ginho

ojh001n. From a similar viewpoint now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

One Jump Ahead - Showing the premises behind Paul in 001 here he confronts Superintendent Faro (Arnold Bell) for details of the case. These properties might help location identification. It certainly helped Anjano Ginho to pinpoint to The Common, Southall as per 001 above. (RL)
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ojh001a. Showing the premises behind Paul in 001 here he confronts Superintendent Faro (Arnold Bell) for details of the case. These properties might help location identification. It certainly helped Anjano Ginho to pinpoint to The Common, Southall as per 001 above. (RL)

ojh001an. An extension covers the view of the buildings beyond. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 10-01-2017)

One Jump Ahead - Paul goes to visit the dead boy's parents. Unknown location but the same street is used in The Gay Dog where Southall is suggested.
One Jump Ahead

ojh002. Paul goes to visit the dead boy's parents. Unknown location but the same street is used in The Gay Dog where Southall is suggested.

ojh002n. Dudley Road, Southall, London UB2. A gasometer remains visible. Best possible angle without trespassing.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-08-2014)

One Jump Ahead - Paul approaches the house. Shot included to give more detail of the houses for identification purposes.
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ojh002a. Paul approaches the house. Shot included to give more detail of the houses for identification purposes.

ojh002an. Dudley Road, Southall, London UB2. The church hall (Maybe known as Hope Hall) is now a children's play area.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-08-2014)

One Jump Ahead - Paul approaches another schoolboy to get background information and the name of
One Jump Ahead

ojh003. Paul approaches another schoolboy to get background information and the name of "Bobby Snell's" friends.

ojh003n. Queens Road, Southall, London UB2 (Gladstone Rd end). Rather more cars these days.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-08-2014)

One Jump Ahead - Paul visits Jimmy Mumby's home. 
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ojh004. Paul visits Jimmy Mumby's home. .

ojh004n. Gladstone Road, Southall, London UB2 also seen in The Gay Dog. More cars and rather larger than I would have wished for this shot.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-08-2014)

One Jump Ahead - Paul, realising that Jimmy was wearing his friend's cap revisits his home. Included for a wider shot of location.
One Jump Ahead

ojh004a. Paul, realising that Jimmy was wearing his friend's cap revisits his home. Included for a wider shot of location.

ojh004an. Gladstone Road, Southall, London UB2, also seen in The Gay Dog.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-08-2014)

One Jump Ahead - Paul approaches the house.
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ojh004b. Paul approaches the house.

ojh004bn. No 13 Gladstone Road, Southall with the "volcanic rock" gate posts and the same garden wall.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-08-2014)

One Jump Ahead - Paul goes to
One Jump Ahead

ojh005. Paul goes to "interview" Arthur Walker (Arthur Gross) who is generally believed to be the killer of, at least, the woman. Hammersmith Bridge Road seen in so many films. Just outside Digby Mansions.

ojh005n. The trees have grown and the parking is now very formal.
(Modern Photo Added: 31-07-2014)

One Jump Ahead - He parks by the Bridge to walk under it to find Arthur. Another familiar shot, the same location used at least 25 times in Cinema of Darkness.
One Jump Ahead

ojh006. He parks by the Bridge to walk under it to find Arthur. Another familiar shot, the same location used at least 25 times in Cinema of Darkness.

ojh006n. No parking allowed there now.
(Modern Photo Added: 31-07-2014)

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