FILM : Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) 1952 Richard Carlson, Greta Gynt, Herbert Lom, Rona Anderson, Alan Wheatley, Dora Bryan Berkshire, London
Director : Francis Searle   Production Company : Hammer-Lesser  Region : LONDON T-Z,SOUTH EAST R-Z

A well known American investigator arrives in the UK for a holiday but reluctantly gets drawn into an investigation in London. A New York publishers daughter had been pulled out of the Thames three weeks earlier and he believes she was murdered.

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Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - Whispering Smith (Richard Carlson) arrives at his hotel and books in. It perhaps looks more like a block of flats that have been used. Also used in Mantrap a year later.
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm001. Whispering Smith (Richard Carlson) arrives at his hotel and books in. It perhaps looks more like a block of flats that have been used. Also used in Mantrap a year later.

whissm001n. Maitland Court, Gloucester Terrace, London W2.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - Smith and Anne (Rona Anderson) leave the
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm001a. Smith and Anne (Rona Anderson) leave the "Plaza Hotel".

whissm001an. Actually Maitland Court, Gloucester Terrace, London W2.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - An attempt is made to run down Smith and Anne. Compare the background buildings to Mantrap 011 a year later.
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm001b. An attempt is made to run down Smith and Anne. Compare the background buildings to Mantrap 011 a year later.

whissm001bn. Not quite the right angle as I forgot to include it on the day.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - He is met by Anne (Rona Anderson), the publishers London Representative and manages to interest Smith into investigating the circumstances of the daughters death. After the attempt to knock them down as they leave the hotel, they hail a cab. The housing terrace is also seen in Mantrap at 007.
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm002. He is met by Anne (Rona Anderson), the publishers London Representative and manages to interest Smith into investigating the circumstances of the daughters death. After the attempt to knock them down as they leave the hotel, they hail a cab. The housing terrace is also seen in Mantrap at 007.

whissm002n. Looking down Lancaster Terrace, London W2 towards Kensington Gardens.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - Hearing more of the story as “they drive around” Smith signals an agreement to accept the invitation and orders the cab to Golden Square, London W1 to drop in on a lawyer.
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm003. Hearing more of the story as “they drive around” Smith signals an agreement to accept the invitation and orders the cab to Golden Square, London W1 to drop in on a lawyer.

whissm003n. I am sure the old method of parking was easier.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-12-2014)

Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - Smith gets out and sends the taxi off. Golden Square, London W1.
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm004. Smith gets out and sends the taxi off. Golden Square, London W1.

whissm004n. A white van spoils the shot once again.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-12-2014)

Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - The lawyer, Reith (Alan Wheatley) has left for the day and is playing at his club, “The Greenfields” near Windsor and Smith goes to visit him there. Unknown location.
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm005. The lawyer, Reith (Alan Wheatley) has left for the day and is playing at his club, “The Greenfields” near Windsor and Smith goes to visit him there. Unknown location.

Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - Smith catches up with Reith.
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm006. Smith catches up with Reith.

Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - Eventually Reith remembers the address of the daughters friend Louise Balfour (Greta Gynt) and he heads off to her address. Unknown Location.
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm007. Eventually Reith remembers the address of the daughters friend Louise Balfour (Greta Gynt) and he heads off to her address. Unknown Location.

Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates) - Having spent the evening with Louise he heads back to his hotel. Unknown location.
Whispering Smith Hits London (aka Whispering Smith Investigates)

whissm008. Having spent the evening with Louise he heads back to his hotel. Unknown location.

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