FILM : Touch of Death
Page 1 of 2     . . .  18 filming location stills : 10 now location shots
< return to the film list
FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Touch of Death 1961 William Lucas, David Sumner, Ray Barrett London, Surrey
Director : Lance Comfort   Production Company : Helion Pictures  Region : LONDON T-Z,SOUTH EAST R-Z

A safe-cracking job goes wrong

Screen captures and uncredited now shots uploaded by Richard Lovejoy

If you have any information regarding this film, any of the stills, or even better, some NOW shots please click here.

We are always looking for more help with identifying these filming locations and would be grateful for any positive identifications, snippets or references you can offer about these movie making locations.
To view the now location shot, just mouseover the filming location still.
Stills with a red border do not have a now shot.

Touch of Death - The credits pass showing suburban houses in a road seen through a car window. At the end of the credits the car, driven by Pete Mellow (William Lucas) pulls into a petrol filling station where he and his companion Nick (Thomas Kyffin) plan to rob the safe.  Richmond Road, Twickenham
Touch of Death

tofd001. The credits pass showing suburban houses in a road seen through a car window. At the end of the credits the car, driven by Pete Mellow (William Lucas) pulls into a petrol filling station where he and his companion Nick (Thomas Kyffin) plan to rob the safe. Richmond Road, Twickenham

tofd001n. Very little has changed except for the addition of zig zag lines.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-02-2017)

Touch of Death - An alternative view as they pull to an halt.
Touch of Death

tofd001a. An alternative view as they pull to an halt.

tofd001an. A change in the pump prices I would suggest.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-02-2017)

Touch of Death - After the safe is blown Pete, driven by garage mechanic Len Williams (David Sumner) speed off just as a policeman (Kenneth Gilbert) and a local resident are passing.
Touch of Death

tofd002. After the safe is blown Pete, driven by garage mechanic Len Williams (David Sumner) speed off just as a policeman (Kenneth Gilbert) and a local resident are passing.

tofd002n. The pub has gone "up market".
(Modern Photo Added: 12-02-2017)

Touch of Death - Nick’s escape is however hampered by the garage chief mechanic Fred (Reg Lever) and has to escape on foot, but runs in front of a truck (Driver played by Frank Mayer). Oak Lane, Twickenham
Touch of Death

tofd003. Nick’s escape is however hampered by the garage chief mechanic Fred (Reg Lever) and has to escape on foot, but runs in front of a truck (Driver played by Frank Mayer). Oak Lane, Twickenham

tofd003n. A rather less dramatic spot today.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-02-2017)

Touch of Death - The local police are quickly to the scene. Twickenham Police Station, London Rd, Twickenham. Also seen in Fog for a Killer.
Touch of Death

tofd004. The local police are quickly to the scene. Twickenham Police Station, London Rd, Twickenham. Also seen in Fog for a Killer.

tofd004n. As we have seen before, the service road has been lost.
(Modern Photo Added: 12-02-2017)

Touch of Death - But Pete and Len are supposedly heading in the opposite direction. Is that a White Swan or similar? Unknown location.
Touch of Death

tofd005. But Pete and Len are supposedly heading in the opposite direction. Is that a White Swan or similar? Unknown location.

Touch of Death - Their escape continues. Unknown location.
Touch of Death

tofd006. Their escape continues. Unknown location.

Touch of Death - Having “ditched” the car Len saves a little boy from drowning and wants “no fuss” but mother  Mrs Grey (Alethea Charlton) sends her other son Davy (Robin Sumner) off to get their names. Unknown location.
Touch of Death

tofd007. Having “ditched” the car Len saves a little boy from drowning and wants “no fuss” but mother Mrs Grey (Alethea Charlton) sends her other son Davy (Robin Sumner) off to get their names. Unknown location.

Touch of Death - Does that roadway help to identify the location?
Touch of Death

tofd008. Does that roadway help to identify the location?

Touch of Death - Having high-jacked a moored boat that is for sale Pete and Len keep Jackie (Jan Waters), the owner, hostage. In the morning Jackie’s fiancé telephones the local boathouse in order to speak to her. The owner Morgan (Lane Meddick) asks his daughter Pam (Roberta Tovey) to call upon her at the boat. A quite distinctive boat house.
Touch of Death

tofd009. Having high-jacked a moored boat that is for sale Pete and Len keep Jackie (Jan Waters), the owner, hostage. In the morning Jackie’s fiancé telephones the local boathouse in order to speak to her. The owner Morgan (Lane Meddick) asks his daughter Pam (Roberta Tovey) to call upon her at the boat. A quite distinctive boat house.

Page 1 of 2     . . .  18 filming location stills : 10 now location shots
< return to the film list