FILM : On the Run (1957)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
On the Run (1957) 1957 Emrys Jones, Sarah Lawson, Patrick Barr, Delphi Lawrence London, Surrey
Director : Robert Tronson   Production Company : Merton Park Studios  Region : LONDON O-Q,SOUTH EAST M-Q

A prisoner escapes with the help of an associate of his boss who wants to know the whereabouts of stolen bonds.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

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A second feature in the Edgar Wallace Mysteries series.

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON AS PART OF A SET - JUST CLICK THE LINK BELOW

Edgar Wallace Mysteries - Volume 4 [DVD] [1962]

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On the Run (1957) - A car brings a gang of burglars to a city office block.
On the Run (1957)

onthru001. A car brings a gang of burglars to a city office block.

On the Run (1957) - When the alarm starts to ring, the getaway driver panics and speeds off leaving David Hughes (Philip Locke) and Frank Stewart (Emrys Jones) without a means of escape.
On the Run (1957)

onthru002. When the alarm starts to ring, the getaway driver panics and speeds off leaving David Hughes (Philip Locke) and Frank Stewart (Emrys Jones) without a means of escape.

On the Run (1957) - With the spoils of the robbery, the two run through a construction site towards a church. Basinghall St, side of the Guildhall, London EC2
On the Run (1957)

onthru003. With the spoils of the robbery, the two run through a construction site towards a church. Basinghall St, side of the Guildhall, London EC2

onthru003n. All the better for a "wash and brush up". (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-10-2014)

On the Run (1957) - Hughes has a thought about what to do with the stolen bonds.
On the Run (1957)

onthru003a. Hughes has a thought about what to do with the stolen bonds.

onthru003an. He would have to do his thinking elsewhere now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-10-2014)

On the Run (1957) - Having hidden the bearer bonds, Hughes and Stewart walk from the building site.
On the Run (1957)

onthru004. Having hidden the bearer bonds, Hughes and Stewart walk from the building site.

onthru004n. It is not possible to replicate this shot now but this is what was built on the site, all part of the Guildhall complex. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-10-2014)

On the Run (1957) - A police car appears. I suspect that this is Aldermanbury with the junction of Love Lane, London EC2 (RL)
On the Run (1957)

onthru005. A police car appears. I suspect that this is Aldermanbury with the junction of Love Lane, London EC2 (RL)

onthru005n. No such excitement today. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-10-2014)

On the Run (1957) - The pair are pursued across waste ground. Aldermanbury, London EC2. Both building remain, the one to the left is the side of the Chartered Insurance Institute. (RL)
On the Run (1957)

onthru006. The pair are pursued across waste ground. Aldermanbury, London EC2. Both building remain, the one to the left is the side of the Chartered Insurance Institute. (RL)

onthru006n. Development and greenery makes a correct angle shot meaningless. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-10-2014)

On the Run (1957) - More police arrive and the criminals are captured.
On the Run (1957)

onthru007. More police arrive and the criminals are captured.

onthru007n. One of the western entrances to the Guildhall. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 31-10-2014)

On the Run (1957) - With only a month of his sentence left to serve, Frank Stewart escapes from prison.  Possibly a stock shot of the gates to Maidstone Prison on County Road, Maidstone. Also seen in 'Porridge'.
On the Run (1957)

onthru008. With only a month of his sentence left to serve, Frank Stewart escapes from prison. Possibly a stock shot of the gates to Maidstone Prison on County Road, Maidstone. Also seen in 'Porridge'.

onthru008n. I have my own "stock" shot now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 16-11-2014)

On the Run (1957) - Stewart is driven away from the gaol by Jock McKay (William Abney).
On the Run (1957)

onthru009. Stewart is driven away from the gaol by Jock McKay (William Abney).

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