FILM : Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) 1962 Liz Fraser, Kenneth Griffith, Peter Reynolds, Nanette Newman, David Hemmings, Tony Wickert London, Surrey
Director : Lance Comfort   Production Company : Blakeley's Films (M/C) Ltd, Colorama Features, Mancunian Fil  Region : LONDON O-Q,SOUTH EAST M-Q

After a drunken night out with the boys, Tom takes the voluptuous Jo back to her place. As they enter her bedroom Jo discovers that her husband has been stabbed to death and threatens to accuse Tom of the stabbing unless he helps dispose of the body. After arriving home the next morning and remembering very little, Tom learns that he is wanted by the police for the murder. In order to prove his innocence, Tom has to stay one step ahead of the police in a race against time to discover the true identity of the killer.

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Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - Tom is able to conveniently come to a halt and runs down a Subway. Unknown location.
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism011. Tom is able to conveniently come to a halt and runs down a Subway. Unknown location.

Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - He exits. Unknown location.
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism012. He exits. Unknown location.

Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - Running to escape the pursuing police he finds himself in a graveyard many miles away. St. Mary Magdelene, Littleton, Shepperton, Surrey. The Church was also seen in 'Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River' and 'The Magnificent Six and ½ - A Good Deed in Time'.
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism013. Running to escape the pursuing police he finds himself in a graveyard many miles away. St. Mary Magdelene, Littleton, Shepperton, Surrey. The Church was also seen in 'Don’t Raise the Bridge, Lower the River' and 'The Magnificent Six and ½ - A Good Deed in Time'.

paism013n. Very little has changed.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-02-2017)

Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - Climbing a wall and entering a roof light he finds himself in a bakery where he spends the night and escapes in the morning. Hales Bakery, Sipson Road, West Drayton, Middlesex, but which part?
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism014. Climbing a wall and entering a roof light he finds himself in a bakery where he spends the night and escapes in the morning. Hales Bakery, Sipson Road, West Drayton, Middlesex, but which part?

Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - He flees on foot. Unknown location.
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism015. He flees on foot. Unknown location.

Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - Tom buys a newspaper to find that Marks body has been found in his car and that he is now wanted for murder. Unknown location.
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism016. Tom buys a newspaper to find that Marks body has been found in his car and that he is now wanted for murder. Unknown location.

Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - Tom’s friends Roy (David Hemmings and Glynn Ray Smith) set off to find Jo and visit one of the girls they were with that fateful night. Harcourt Street/York Street, London W1.
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism017. Tom’s friends Roy (David Hemmings and Glynn Ray Smith) set off to find Jo and visit one of the girls they were with that fateful night. Harcourt Street/York Street, London W1.

paism017n. A change of use.
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Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - Glynn pushes open the door to Lucy’s (Grazina Frame) flat.
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism018. Glynn pushes open the door to Lucy’s (Grazina Frame) flat.

paism018n. They have had a new door fitted.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-02-2017)

Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - They are followed by a plain clothes detective, (Gerald Sim).
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism019. They are followed by a plain clothes detective, (Gerald Sim).

paism019n. It's unusual to see less traffic in a London scene.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-02-2017)

Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly) - Despite taking money, Lucy does not know Jo’s whereabouts but suggests they try St. Pancras Station as she comes from Bradford. After telephoning Tom, Glyn and Roy hot foot it to the Station. York Street, London W1.
Painted Smile, The (aka Murder Can Be Deadly)

paism020. Despite taking money, Lucy does not know Jo’s whereabouts but suggests they try St. Pancras Station as she comes from Bradford. After telephoning Tom, Glyn and Roy hot foot it to the Station. York Street, London W1.

paism020n. The telephone box remains....it wasn't a prop.
(Modern Photo Added: 11-02-2017)

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