FILM : Dangerous Cargo
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Dangerous Cargo 1954 Susan Stephen, Jack Watling, Karel Stepanek, Richard Pearson, Terence Alexander, John Le Mesurier, Ballard Berkeley London
Director : John Harlow   Production Company : Association of Cinema Technicians (A.C.T)  Region : LONDON C-D

A criminal who is part of a gang tricks an old POW friend into divulging the movement of a shipment of gold bullion from an airport with a view to stealing it.

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Dangerous Cargo - The film opens at an airport as a cargo plane is coming in to land with gold bullion destined for the Bank of England. The (RAF) control tower at Heathrow Airport prior to being replaced in 1955. With thanks to Paul Bellamy of ARG Archive, Alconbury.
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo001. The film opens at an airport as a cargo plane is coming in to land with gold bullion destined for the Bank of England. The (RAF) control tower at Heathrow Airport prior to being replaced in 1955. With thanks to Paul Bellamy of ARG Archive, Alconbury.

Dangerous Cargo - “Mr Big”, (Mr) Pliny (Karel Stepanek)  arrives at the airport to watch the unloading process from a distance. Heathrow Airport when arriving was much less stressful.
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo002. “Mr Big”, (Mr) Pliny (Karel Stepanek) arrives at the airport to watch the unloading process from a distance. Heathrow Airport when arriving was much less stressful.

Dangerous Cargo - Further shot to reinforce the point.
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo003. Further shot to reinforce the point.

Dangerous Cargo - After securing the bullion into the new safe Tim Matthews (Jack Watling) carries out one of his other duties, collecting the tea for the “chaps”. Heathrow Airport identified by Paul Bellamy.
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo004. After securing the bullion into the new safe Tim Matthews (Jack Watling) carries out one of his other duties, collecting the tea for the “chaps”. Heathrow Airport identified by Paul Bellamy.

Dangerous Cargo - He is quickly joined by Pliny’s chauffeur Harry Fraser (Terence Alexander) who were POW’s together. Paul Francis of ARG Alconbury remembers the B1 hangar and confirms the original VHT tower in bcargo001.
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo005. He is quickly joined by Pliny’s chauffeur Harry Fraser (Terence Alexander) who were POW’s together. Paul Francis of ARG Alconbury remembers the B1 hangar and confirms the original VHT tower in bcargo001.

Dangerous Cargo - The following day Pliny gets Harry to take him to “Tower Bridge”. St. Katharine's Dock lock, east side.
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo006. The following day Pliny gets Harry to take him to “Tower Bridge”. St. Katharine's Dock lock, east side.

dcargo006n. For once re-development provides a broader view.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-01-2016)

Dangerous Cargo - There he changes into shabby clothes.
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo007. There he changes into shabby clothes.

dcargo007n. Only so much can change with the passage of time.
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Dangerous Cargo - And walks to “The Black Horse”, Bankside, London SE1, with a view of Southwark Bridge and is greeted by Luigi (John Le Mesurier).
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo008. And walks to “The Black Horse”, Bankside, London SE1, with a view of Southwark Bridge and is greeted by Luigi (John Le Mesurier).

dcargo008n. I followed in his footsteps. Rather less commercial/industrial now and a few metres further on you can enjoy a pint at "The Anchor".
(Modern Photo Added: 11-01-2016)

Dangerous Cargo - Harry arrives to collect Tim and his wife Janie (Susan Stephen) from their home to take them dog racing. Unknown location.
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo009. Harry arrives to collect Tim and his wife Janie (Susan Stephen) from their home to take them dog racing. Unknown location.

Dangerous Cargo - After the substantial wins of their first visit Tim gets hooked and ends up as a loser owing money. Failing to pay his debt “the mob” tries to bribe him into letting them know when the next bullion delivery is scheduled. He refuses so they pick him up on his way home. Unknown Location.
Dangerous Cargo

dcargo010. After the substantial wins of their first visit Tim gets hooked and ends up as a loser owing money. Failing to pay his debt “the mob” tries to bribe him into letting them know when the next bullion delivery is scheduled. He refuses so they pick him up on his way home. Unknown Location.

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