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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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.
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)
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.