FILM : Operation Diplomat
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Operation Diplomat 1953 Guy Rolfe, Lisa Daniely, Patricia Dainton, Sydney Tafler, Ballard Berkeley, Anton Diffring London, Surrey
Director : John Guillermin   Production Company : Nettlefold Films  Region : LONDON O-Q,SOUTH EAST M-Q

A hospital consultant, Mark Fenton, is abducted to operate on a mysterious patient in a secret location.

Screen captures and uncredited now shots uploaded by Richard Lovejoy.

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Operation Diplomat / The Sicilians [DVD] [1953]

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Operation Diplomat - Mr (Mark) Fenton (Guy Rolfe) leaves the hospital at the end of the day. 8 Dean Ryle Street, London SW1 Once the Westminster Hospital, now an apartment block known as
Operation Diplomat

opedip001. Mr (Mark) Fenton (Guy Rolfe) leaves the hospital at the end of the day. 8 Dean Ryle Street, London SW1 Once the Westminster Hospital, now an apartment block known as "8 Dean Ryle Street".

opedip001n. 8 Dean Ryle Street as an apartment block.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2016)

Operation Diplomat - Passing his nursing Sister Rogers (Patricia Dainton) who is just arriving.
Operation Diplomat

opedip002. Passing his nursing Sister Rogers (Patricia Dainton) who is just arriving.

opedip002n. Parking is still permitted.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2016)

Operation Diplomat - He walks along the Embankment. This location was seen in 'What a Crazy World'.
Operation Diplomat

opedip003. He walks along the Embankment. This location was seen in 'What a Crazy World'.

opedip003n. Comforting to see that it is all very much the same.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2016)

Operation Diplomat - He is passed by an ambulance that draws to an halt. In the background the Anglo-Belgian Memorial. Embankment, London.
Operation Diplomat

opedip004. He is passed by an ambulance that draws to an halt. In the background the Anglo-Belgian Memorial. Embankment, London.

opedip004n. The crossing has gone and a cycle lane is very much in the making.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2016)

Operation Diplomat - A nurse jumps out saying that they had come from the hospital and could he get in and look at the patient. The right hand side of the Anglo-Belgian Memorial to the left and Savoy Hotel background left.
Operation Diplomat

opedip005. A nurse jumps out saying that they had come from the hospital and could he get in and look at the patient. The right hand side of the Anglo-Belgian Memorial to the left and Savoy Hotel background left.

opedip005n. Could that be the same tree?
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2016)

Operation Diplomat - After performing an emergency operation at an unknown location Mark is drugged and dumped elsewhere and awakes to find himself on a park bench. Now part  of Walton-on-Thames Tennis Club with 31 Hersham Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey in the background.
Operation Diplomat

opedip006. After performing an emergency operation at an unknown location Mark is drugged and dumped elsewhere and awakes to find himself on a park bench. Now part of Walton-on-Thames Tennis Club with 31 Hersham Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey in the background.

Operation Diplomat - At the end of the day he arrives home. Maitland Court, Gloucester Terrace, London W2. Also seen in 'Whispering Smith Hits London' and 'Mantrap'.
Operation Diplomat

opedip007. At the end of the day he arrives home. Maitland Court, Gloucester Terrace, London W2. Also seen in 'Whispering Smith Hits London' and 'Mantrap'.

opedip007n. No longer can a taxi drop you there.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2016)

Operation Diplomat - After a friend is shot in his flat Mark goes with Sister Rogers to the home of a patient Mrs Terry who has a clue as to where he might have performed the operation. The old offices of J E Purdie & Son, 34 Bridge Street, Walton-on-Thames in the background. Also seen in 'The Sleeping Tiger' and 'The Naked Truth'.
Operation Diplomat

opedip008. After a friend is shot in his flat Mark goes with Sister Rogers to the home of a patient Mrs Terry who has a clue as to where he might have performed the operation. The old offices of J E Purdie & Son, 34 Bridge Street, Walton-on-Thames in the background. Also seen in 'The Sleeping Tiger' and 'The Naked Truth'.

opedip008n. A recent shot from Stephen Dean for 'The Sleeping Tiger' adequately covers this now much changed corner.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2016)

Operation Diplomat - They arrive at her home only to find that she has been murdered. Bridge Street near Nettleford studios in Walton-on-Thames. Also seen in 'The Sleeping Tiger'. But Mark believes he finds the clue.
Operation Diplomat

opedip009. They arrive at her home only to find that she has been murdered. Bridge Street near Nettleford studios in Walton-on-Thames. Also seen in 'The Sleeping Tiger'. But Mark believes he finds the clue.

opedip009n. The recent shot from Stephen Dean covering an almost identical shot in 'The Sleeping Tiger' reveals the sad change of scene.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2016)

Operation Diplomat - With the “information” he drives off in search of the house and arrives in High Street, Cookham, Berks.
Operation Diplomat

opedip010. With the “information” he drives off in search of the house and arrives in High Street, Cookham, Berks.

opedip010n. Little has changed except the volume of traffic.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2016)

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