FILM : Hideout, The
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Hideout, The 1956 Dermot Walsh, Rona Anderson, Ronald Howard, Sam Kydd London
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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Hideout, The - Sam Kydd goes off to try and retrieve the skins by enquiring in “his playground”. The Elephant & Castle Hotel stands prominent at the apex formed by Walworth Road to the left and Newington Butts to the right. The dome to the right of centre is the roof of the Northern Line Underground station.
Hideout, The

hide009. Sam Kydd goes off to try and retrieve the skins by enquiring in “his playground”. The Elephant & Castle Hotel stands prominent at the apex formed by Walworth Road to the left and Newington Butts to the right. The dome to the right of centre is the roof of the Northern Line Underground station.

Hideout, The - Tim gets the information that he wants and goes off to Wapping to meet Jack Zacki. Cannot identify the spot despite once living there.
Hideout, The

hide010. Tim gets the information that he wants and goes off to Wapping to meet Jack Zacki. Cannot identify the spot despite once living there.

hide010n. But Ray and Ron Glenister, independently, far away in OZ found it. Hermitage Wall, London E1 . Replacing the Google Earth view and in this, St John's Church is still (just) visible.
(Modern Photo Added: 07-09-2017)

Hideout, The - As Robert heads off to Wapping to buy back the skins Steve decides to follow. Albert Court, Mansions, Kensington Gore clearly showing the then permanent portico to the entrance.
Hideout, The

hide011. As Robert heads off to Wapping to buy back the skins Steve decides to follow. Albert Court, Mansions, Kensington Gore clearly showing the then permanent portico to the entrance.

hide011n. Portico definitely gone.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)

Hideout, The - Tim agrees to take the Anthrax infected skins to the docks so that they can be dumped overboard by the ships captain that smuggled them in and is pursued by Helen.
Hideout, The

hide012. Tim agrees to take the Anthrax infected skins to the docks so that they can be dumped overboard by the ships captain that smuggled them in and is pursued by Helen.

hide012n. Wapping High Street at the junction with Orton Street, London E1
(Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)

Hideout, The - The police having been tipped off as to the whereabouts of Zacki,  they also start to converge on Wapping see Tim coming towards them.
Hideout, The

hide013. The police having been tipped off as to the whereabouts of Zacki, they also start to converge on Wapping see Tim coming towards them.

hide013n. Wapping High Street, London E1 looking towards Thomas More Street with less excitement.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)

Hideout, The - A transition shot to Tim as he swerves, with the Hermitage Docks 1914 PLA Building behind him, before he crashes, the lorry bursting into flames and the skins suitably destroyed.
Hideout, The

hide014. A transition shot to Tim as he swerves, with the Hermitage Docks 1914 PLA Building behind him, before he crashes, the lorry bursting into flames and the skins suitably destroyed.

hide014n. The PLA building has been retained...thankfully!
(Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)

Hideout, The - Helen and  Steve walk off into the sunset.
Hideout, The

hide015. Helen and Steve walk off into the sunset.

hide015n. They must have "walked off" somewhere near what is now Hermitage Gardens and the general filming area.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-04-2015)

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