FILM : Urge to Kill
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Urge to Kill 1960 Patrick Barr, Howard Pays, Terence Knapp, Ruth Dunning, Wilfrid Bramble London
Director : Vernon Sewell   Production Company : Anglo-Guild Productions, Merton Park Studios  Region : LONDON T-Z

A young woman is murdered one night on her return from the cinema followed by a further murder of a young lady who’s body was found in shed. Hughie, a strangely behaved and not very bright local youth is suspected as the girls were brutally murdered in an unusually brutal and sadistic manner and he had a penchant for collecting broken glass, believed to have been used in at least one of the attacks. Eventually the police realize that he is being framed and the true culprit, is a lodger at his Aunt’s house where he lives.

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Edgar Wallace Mysteries, Vol. 1 [DVD] [1956]

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Urge to Kill - The police on their way to question the first victim's father. Courland Grove, off Larkhall Lane, London SW8. Included as much for historic location reference purposes as the plot.
Urge to Kill

utk001. The police on their way to question the first victim's father. Courland Grove, off Larkhall Lane, London SW8. Included as much for historic location reference purposes as the plot.

utk001n. Completely redeveloped and the road straightened.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-10-2014)

Urge to Kill - The car pulls up outside the Courland Grove Baptist Church and Sgt. Grey (Christopher Trace) gets out.
Urge to Kill

utk002. The car pulls up outside the Courland Grove Baptist Church and Sgt. Grey (Christopher Trace) gets out.

utk002n. The lone premises remain.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-10-2014)

Urge to Kill - He and Sup. Allen (Patrick Barr) cross the road to enter The Anchor public house where the first victim's father is landlord.
Urge to Kill

utk003. He and Sup. Allen (Patrick Barr) cross the road to enter The Anchor public house where the first victim's father is landlord.

utk003n. The pub has long gone but the park that was conceived in about 1943, following war damage, now provides an important open space.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-10-2014)

Urge to Kill - The site of the second murder. A prop shed it would seem. Unknown location.
Urge to Kill

utk004. The site of the second murder. A prop shed it would seem. Unknown location.

Urge to Kill - Hughie (Terrence Knapp) wanders into railway sidings to collect more broken pieces of glass and pottery. The building in the right distance could be Lots Road Power Station.
Urge to Kill

utk005. Hughie (Terrence Knapp) wanders into railway sidings to collect more broken pieces of glass and pottery. The building in the right distance could be Lots Road Power Station.

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