FILM : Cloak Without Dagger
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Cloak Without Dagger 1956 Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie, Leslie Dwyer, Allan Cuthbertson, Frank Thornton London, Home Counties possibly Walton on Thames area.
Director : Joseph Sterling   Production Company : Balblair Productions  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

A female reporter meets an old boyfriend who is mixed up with a body in a bathroom. She employs the hotel inspector to help her find out the truth and the plot leads them to a atomic weapons research facility which they break into and advise the camp commander that spies have infiltrated his establishment.

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Cloak Without Dagger - Scene set at the Hotel Maychester where a fashion parade is taking place and a mannequin collapses and subsequently dies. The Dorchester Hotel Park Lane.
Cloak Without Dagger

cwd001. Scene set at the Hotel Maychester where a fashion parade is taking place and a mannequin collapses and subsequently dies. The Dorchester Hotel Park Lane.

cwd001n. I am pleased that I went in the winter.
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Cloak Without Dagger - Kyra Gabaine (Mary Mackenzie) arrives at the hotel and was the first to attend to the mannequin at the show and later finds a dead body in a next door room at the hotel.
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cwd002. Kyra Gabaine (Mary Mackenzie) arrives at the hotel and was the first to attend to the mannequin at the show and later finds a dead body in a next door room at the hotel.

cwd002n. A little more attention now for your money.
(Modern Photo Added: 03-02-2015)

Cloak Without Dagger - Having hired the hotel detective Fred Borcombe (Leslie Dwyer) to gain information on the occupant of her next door room she agrees to meet him at Tower Hill, she goes to the offices of Mario Oromonda  (Bill Nagy) a wine importer.
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cwd003. Having hired the hotel detective Fred Borcombe (Leslie Dwyer) to gain information on the occupant of her next door room she agrees to meet him at Tower Hill, she goes to the offices of Mario Oromonda (Bill Nagy) a wine importer.

cwd003n. With all the changes at Tower Hill I could not get higher to take the shot.
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Cloak Without Dagger - Kyra walks down the Hill to meet Fred who is watching the premises.
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cwd003a. Kyra walks down the Hill to meet Fred who is watching the premises.

cwd003an. Just a few changes!
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Cloak Without Dagger - A rev pov to show her approaching Fred and the terrace of premises where she was later to enter.
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cwd003b. A rev pov to show her approaching Fred and the terrace of premises where she was later to enter.

cwd003bn. Sanitised.
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Cloak Without Dagger - Kyra leaves after gaining information from her visit, included for history comparison purposes.
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cwd003c. Kyra leaves after gaining information from her visit, included for history comparison purposes.

cwd003cn. At least Trinity House remains even if that is in course of conversion.
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Cloak Without Dagger - Having stolen a wine shipment advice form from Oromonda’s (Bill Nagy) office Kyra and Fred believe that all the other parties are implicated in something untoward involving the Nuclear Weapon Testing Station at “Stanwell” in Essex and drive off to watch the establishment. Could these, that look like prefabs, be near to the Nettlefold Studios?
Cloak Without Dagger

cwd004. Having stolen a wine shipment advice form from Oromonda’s (Bill Nagy) office Kyra and Fred believe that all the other parties are implicated in something untoward involving the Nuclear Weapon Testing Station at “Stanwell” in Essex and drive off to watch the establishment. Could these, that look like prefabs, be near to the Nettlefold Studios?

Cloak Without Dagger - They soon recognize the driver of a car as the dead man from the room next door, Mr Markley (Frank Thornton). Could this unprepossessing gate and hut really be the entrance to an atomic site?The film thereafter concludes with virtually all studio set scenes.
Cloak Without Dagger

cwd005. They soon recognize the driver of a car as the dead man from the room next door, Mr Markley (Frank Thornton). Could this unprepossessing gate and hut really be the entrance to an atomic site?The film thereafter concludes with virtually all studio set scenes.

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