FILM : Wicked as They Come
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Wicked as They Come 1956 Arlene Dahl, Philip Carey, Herbert Marshall, Michael Goodliffe London
Director : Ken Hughes   Production Company : Frankovich Productions  Region : LONDON T-Z

A poor but beautiful woman sets her sights on rising to the top and lets nothing stand in her way.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

Also known as 'Portrait in Smoke' (US Title)

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Wicked as They Come - Soon after landing a job as a secretary at an advertising agency Kathy drives home with Tim O'Bannion, one of the firm's managers.
Wicked as They Come

withco011. Soon after landing a job as a secretary at an advertising agency Kathy drives home with Tim O'Bannion, one of the firm's managers.

Wicked as They Come - The car comes to an abrupt halt outside Kathy’s apartment block and Tim is asked in for a drink.
Wicked as They Come

withco012. The car comes to an abrupt halt outside Kathy’s apartment block and Tim is asked in for a drink.

Wicked as They Come - Only looking out for herself, Kathy is transferred to the agency's Paris headquarters. The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle in Paris, but likely to be a stock shot.
Wicked as They Come

withco013. Only looking out for herself, Kathy is transferred to the agency's Paris headquarters. The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle in Paris, but likely to be a stock shot.

Wicked as They Come - Now married to the agency owner, Kathy and her husband John Dowling arrive home one evening.
Wicked as They Come

withco014. Now married to the agency owner, Kathy and her husband John Dowling arrive home one evening.

Wicked as They Come - The Chauffeur opens the door and the couple enter the house.
Wicked as They Come

withco015. The Chauffeur opens the door and the couple enter the house.

Wicked as They Come - Kathy is arrested and taken into custody after shooting her husband, mistaking him for a prowler.
Wicked as They Come

withco016. Kathy is arrested and taken into custody after shooting her husband, mistaking him for a prowler.

Wicked as They Come - The case is brought to trial. The Wilkins Building of University College London.
Wicked as They Come

withco017. The case is brought to trial. The Wilkins Building of University College London.

withco017n. Peter took this slightly more colourful shot.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-12-2016)

Wicked as They Come - Reporters and photographers stand outside the court as a cab pulls up. University College London on Gower Street WC1.
Wicked as They Come

withco018. Reporters and photographers stand outside the court as a cab pulls up. University College London on Gower Street WC1.

withco018n. Tilting down, Peter finds a similar view.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-12-2016)

Wicked as They Come - Paying the driver, Tim O'Bannion (Philip Carey) gets out of the taxi.
Wicked as They Come

withco019. Paying the driver, Tim O'Bannion (Philip Carey) gets out of the taxi.

withco019n. Peter provides this shot of the same location.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-12-2016)

Wicked as They Come - Tim climbs the steps and sees Larry Buckham amongst the waiting press. University College London on Gower Street.
Wicked as They Come

withco020. Tim climbs the steps and sees Larry Buckham amongst the waiting press. University College London on Gower Street.

withco020n. The same steps now from Peter.
(Modern Photo Added: 20-12-2016)

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