FILM : Mantrap
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Mantrap 1953 Paul Henreid, Lois Maxwell, Kieron Moore, Hugh Sinclair London
Director : Terence Fisher   Production Company : Hammer Film Productions  Region : LONDON M-N

A man escapes after being found guilty of murder and his estranged wife believes that he's coming after her.

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Also known as 'Man in Hiding' (US title)

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Mantrap - Thelma Speight (Lois Maxwell) crosses the road as she walks to the offices of Venus magazine.
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mant001. Thelma Speight (Lois Maxwell) crosses the road as she walks to the offices of Venus magazine.

mant001n. Peter took this shot from south of the Duke Of Wellington Statue at the West end of Constitution Hill SW1 adding that "The road and zebra crossing have been redesigned since the 50s".
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2015)

Mantrap - The beauty editor purchases a newspaper.
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mant002. The beauty editor purchases a newspaper.

Mantrap - After learning of Mervyn Speight's escape from prison whilst serving time for murdering Joanna Martin, Hugo Bishop (Paul Henreid) leaves a note under the door of Thelma's apartment.
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mant004. After learning of Mervyn Speight's escape from prison whilst serving time for murdering Joanna Martin, Hugo Bishop (Paul Henreid) leaves a note under the door of Thelma's apartment.

mant004n. Looking down Gloucester Terrace, London W2 from the junction with Lancaster Terrace. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Mantrap - Thelma arrives home as Hugo gets into his car after calling his fiancée.
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mant005. Thelma arrives home as Hugo gets into his car after calling his fiancée.

mant005n. The entrance to Maitland Court, Gloucester Terrace, London W2 which was also seen in 'Song of Paris'.
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Mantrap - Hugo drives away as Thelma finds the note.
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mant006. Hugo drives away as Thelma finds the note.

mant006n. The subsequent re-building in Gloucester Terrace, London W2 is now clear to see. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Mantrap - Thelma peers through her apartment window, fearing that her husband may be looking for her. The remainder of the original terrace can also be seen in Whispering Smith at 002
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mant007. Thelma peers through her apartment window, fearing that her husband may be looking for her. The remainder of the original terrace can also be seen in Whispering Smith at 002

mant007n. Difficult to know the exact spot but the angle and what is now a much larger BT manhole suggests it is not far off. The wall is much the same all along anyway! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Mantrap - A police car drives past as Hugo speaks with Speight who is hiding on a bombsite near to St. Paul's Cathedral.
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mant008. A police car drives past as Hugo speaks with Speight who is hiding on a bombsite near to St. Paul's Cathedral.

Mantrap - When Thelma calls him, Hugo drives to her apartment.
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mant009. When Thelma calls him, Hugo drives to her apartment.

mant009n. Hugo entered Gloucester Terrace from Lancaster Terrace, London W2. The gardens have grown and the background has been developed. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Mantrap - The camera follows Hugo's car.
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mant010. The camera follows Hugo's car.

mantr010n. He would have to drive over chains today. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

Mantrap - Hugo draws up outside the apartment block seen earlier, in images 004 to 006. Also seen in Whispering Smith at 001b, the houses behind had been demolished in the intervening 12 months.
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mant011. Hugo draws up outside the apartment block seen earlier, in images 004 to 006. Also seen in Whispering Smith at 001b, the houses behind had been demolished in the intervening 12 months.

mantr011n. Maitland Court, Gloucester Terrace, London W2. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-04-2015)

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