FILM : Stranger in Town
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Stranger in Town 1957 Alex Nicol, Anne Page, Mary Laura Wood, Mona Washbourne, Charles Lloyd Pack Cookham, Berkshire; Batchworth Heath, Hertfordshire
Director : George Pollock   Production Company : Tempean Productions  Region : SOUTH EAST R-Z

An American composer, lodging in a quiet English village is shot dead. A journalist, also from America probes the death on behalf of the pianist's only relative in America. The trail leads to the local gossip who is later found gassed.

Screen captures and uncredited now shots uploaded by Richard Lovejoy

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Third alibi/night was our friend/stranger in town [DVD]

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Stranger in Town - A stormy night with the action starting on one of the village houses. A guest of Capt. and Mrs Nash is playing the piano. Unknown location
Stranger in Town

stintwn001. A stormy night with the action starting on one of the village houses. A guest of Capt. and Mrs Nash is playing the piano. Unknown location

Stranger in Town - The neighbouring house, home of the “Ryland” family. Unknown location.
Stranger in Town

stintwn002. The neighbouring house, home of the “Ryland” family. Unknown location.

Stranger in Town - After David the pianist is found shot dead an overview of the village sets the wider scene. Chalfont St Giles says JT.
Stranger in Town

stintwn003. After David the pianist is found shot dead an overview of the village sets the wider scene. Chalfont St Giles says JT.

stintwn003n. Martin Underwood supports JT's identification with this shot from Google Earth noticing that the pond in the foreground has been reduced in size and the road realigned to accommodate modern traffic. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 30-07-2016)

Stranger in Town - The church where David, the deceased pianist is buried. Holy Trinity Church, Cookham, Bucks
Stranger in Town

stintwn004. The church where David, the deceased pianist is buried. Holy Trinity Church, Cookham, Bucks

stintwn004n. This historic church is unlikely to show much change through the years.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2016)

Stranger in Town - Vicky Leigh (Mary Laura Wood) lays flowers at David’s grave. Holy Trinity Church, Cookham, Bucks
Stranger in Town

stintwn005. Vicky Leigh (Mary Laura Wood) lays flowers at David’s grave. Holy Trinity Church, Cookham, Bucks

stintwn005n. Without "David's grave".
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2016)

Stranger in Town - She is suddenly startled by the appearance of John Madison (Alex Nicol).
Stranger in Town

stintwn006. She is suddenly startled by the appearance of John Madison (Alex Nicol).

stintwn006n. A moment without visitors.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2016)

Stranger in Town - They do not acknowledge each other as she leaves but it would appear he is there to pay his respects.
Stranger in Town

stintwn007. They do not acknowledge each other as she leaves but it would appear he is there to pay his respects.

stintwn007n. Those trees have grown.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2016)

Stranger in Town - Agnes Smith (Mona Washbourne) is concerned that Vicky is not getting over David’s death and advises that she will soon be starting her poetry readings which will help to take her out of herself.
Stranger in Town

stintwn008. Agnes Smith (Mona Washbourne) is concerned that Vicky is not getting over David’s death and advises that she will soon be starting her poetry readings which will help to take her out of herself.

stintwn008n. No one there to give me advice.
(Modern Photo Added: 28-07-2016)

Stranger in Town - Meanwhile Vicky drives into town. Unknown location.
Stranger in Town

stintwn009. Meanwhile Vicky drives into town. Unknown location.

Stranger in Town - Once again she is confronted by John, who, after reading the report of the Coroner (suicide) in the offices of the local paper goes to the local photographer to obtain a copy of the picture of David shown in the newspaper. Vicky quickly drives off.
Stranger in Town

stintwn010. Once again she is confronted by John, who, after reading the report of the Coroner (suicide) in the offices of the local paper goes to the local photographer to obtain a copy of the picture of David shown in the newspaper. Vicky quickly drives off.

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