FILM : Wheel of Fate
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Wheel of Fate 1953 Patric Doonan, Sandra Dorne, Bryan Forbes, John Horsley London
Director : Francis Searle   Production Company : Kenilworth Film Productions  Region : LONDON T-Z

Two brothers work for their invalid father in his garage repair business. Johnny is quiet and reliable whereas his step brother is younger and wilder. The brothers feud over Lucky a singer with a band who Ted brings home late one night. Additional problems evolve as Ted is wanted by the police for questioning in connection with the murder of a man at Lucky's night club and his gambling debts mount.

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Wheel of Fate - Constable Parker proceeds in a Westerly direction along St James St, W6 to the Police Call Box on which the light is flashing.
Wheel of Fate

woff001. Constable Parker proceeds in a Westerly direction along St James St, W6 to the Police Call Box on which the light is flashing.

woff001n. Much more desirable with a coat of paint.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

Wheel of Fate - The box is strategically placed on the pavement by
Wheel of Fate

woff001a. The box is strategically placed on the pavement by "props" at the side of The Star public house (now The Chancellors) in St James St. (Grab lightened).

woff001an. Now the police have mobile phones.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

Wheel of Fate - He is told to watch The Star public house in Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 for the appearance of Ted Reid (Bryan Forbes).
Wheel of Fate

woff002. He is told to watch The Star public house in Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 for the appearance of Ted Reid (Bryan Forbes).

woff002n. Now known as The Chancellors.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

Wheel of Fate - Det. Sgt. Simpson (John Horsley) and his driver pull over to see if Ted is returning home by bus. Crisp Road, Hammersmith a similar shot to The Long Arm 006.
Wheel of Fate

woff003. Det. Sgt. Simpson (John Horsley) and his driver pull over to see if Ted is returning home by bus. Crisp Road, Hammersmith a similar shot to The Long Arm 006.

woff003n. Buses have never run along Crisp Road as far as I know, certainly not the No 96 to Putney Common.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

Wheel of Fate - Det. Sgt Simpson leaves the café at 21 Crisp Road,  opposite, supposedly, the garage where Ted lives and works with his step brother Johnny Burrows (Patric Doonan) and their father.
Wheel of Fate

woff004. Det. Sgt Simpson leaves the café at 21 Crisp Road, opposite, supposedly, the garage where Ted lives and works with his step brother Johnny Burrows (Patric Doonan) and their father.

woff004n. Kelly's says that this was a confectioners, maybe they dressed the frontage to look like a café as the adverts at the top of the window say "St. Julien" which was a make of tobacco. You could probably buy your "backy" there now.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

Wheel of Fate - Johnny says good night to Lucky Price (Sandra Dorne), his brother Ted’s “girl” who he has now fallen in love with, outside L Carter & Son at 23 Crisp Road, W6
Wheel of Fate

woff005. Johnny says good night to Lucky Price (Sandra Dorne), his brother Ted’s “girl” who he has now fallen in love with, outside L Carter & Son at 23 Crisp Road, W6

woff005n. Same place without a bus and the access over the pavement is still there.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

Wheel of Fate - Still trying to meet and question Ted, Det. Sgt Simpson waits to greet Johnny and Lucky as they arrive home from the pictures. Outside L Carter once more.
Wheel of Fate

woff006. Still trying to meet and question Ted, Det. Sgt Simpson waits to greet Johnny and Lucky as they arrive home from the pictures. Outside L Carter once more.

woff006n. No false bus stop there now.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

Wheel of Fate - After finally arresting Ted Det Sgt Simpson advises Johnny that Ted was complicit in the premature death of their father. To the left of the L Carter premises.
Wheel of Fate

woff007. After finally arresting Ted Det Sgt Simpson advises Johnny that Ted was complicit in the premature death of their father. To the left of the L Carter premises.

woff007n. Kelly's says that No 19 on the end were "Dining Rooms" and you can still eat there today.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2014)

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