Dermot Walsh, Rona Anderson, Ronald Howard, Sam Kydd
Director : Peter Graham Scott Production Company : Major Productions Region : LONDON H-L
An insurance investigator Steve Curry (Dermot Walsh) comes into possession of a suitcase with £8,000 in it after a mix-up at the Rex Hotel in London. The gang of crooks who’s money it is snatch it from Curry at the airport but he has already passed it on to a friend Tim Bowers (Sam Kydd) with a view to getting it back to the rightful owners. Curry and Bowers then set out to find the owner of the suitcase. Their search leads them to Helen Grant (Rona Anderson) who discloses that the money was being used by her furrier brother Robert Grant (Ronald Howard), to purchase some smuggled pelts that are later discovered to be carrying anthrax.
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hide001. Piccadilly Circus at night sets the scene and Helen Grant’s (Rona Anderson) taxi takes her through London.
hide001n. Doesn't quite have the magic during daylight. (Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)
hide002. Past Lyons Corner House, 7-14 Coventry Street, Corner of Coventry St and Rupert Street.
hide002n. Very happy memories for all those who are old enough to remember. (Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)
hide003. Before arriving at the "Rex Hotel" where the suitcase switch takes place. Could well be a set.
hide004. After a night of Curry being abducted and then escaping as well a prisoner involved with the money escaping prison, another day emerges. Curry goes to “Drew Court”, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 with a view to seeing Grant who’s name was inside the suitcase.
hide004n. All the stonework suitably cleaned. (Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)
hide004a. And enters Albert Court, the real “Drew Court”.
hide004an. Albert Court as it is now. (Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)
hide005. Having returned the suitcase to Robert Grant he heads off home. Unknown location.
hide005a. Where it is being watched and a warning is sounded on a car hooter. Unknown location with continuity from 005 could well be near earlier grabs.
hide006. Location shot of Scotland Yard prior to studio set of the police investigating the jail break of Jack Zacki.
hide006n. We could do with that tree now to soften the security starkness. (Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)
hide007. After learning that the furs are infected with Anthrax, Steve, Helen and her brother Robert go to the Imperial Institute to gain information on Anthrax.
hide007n. Thank goodness the Queen's Tower and two lions remain. (Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)
hide008. The three together with Tim Bowers (Sam Kydd) go to Roberts warehouse to collect the furs with a view to burning them. Upper Thames Street, turning into Fye Foot Lane, London EC4.
hide008n. Upper Thames Street now considerably wider and Fye Foot Lane now a bridge and high walk but still ending opening into Queen Victoria Street. (Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)