Noose for a Lady

Date: 1953
Director: Wolf Rilla
Production Company: Victor Hanbury Productions

Stars: Dennis Price, Rona Anderson, Ronald Howard, Pamela Alan, Melissa Stribling, Alison Leggatt
Location(s): Surrey

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Storyline:

Believing that she is innocent, a man works against the clock to free his cousin who has been sentenced to death by hanging.

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Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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Soon after Margaret Elizabeth Hallam is sentenced to be hanged for killing her husband, Simon Gale (Dennis Price) makes his way to fictional Wickham Green. This is facing Tilt Common in Cobham, Surrey with Stoke Road running to the left and Tilt Road on the extreme right.

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On leave from work as a District Commissioner in Uganda and knowing nothing of the trial, Simon continues on his way to surprise his cousin Margaret. The junction of Stoke Road and Tilt Road.

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Sounding the MG TD's horn, Simon turns off the main road. Stoke Road in Cobham with a fine example of a K1 telephone box next to the bus shelter.

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The shot follows the car as it turns the corner of Stoke Road and Mizen Way.

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Through the shelter can be seen the junction of Mizen Way and Leigh Hill Road in Cobham, Surrey.

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Driving along a tree lined byway, Simon reaches Easton Knoll.

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Turning into the driveway, Simon arrives at the house where the door is opened by Margaret's step-daughter Jill.

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After being told about the murder and Margaret's trial, a stock shot serves for Simon's journey back to London where he starts his own investigations.

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Returning from London to continue his enquiries, Simon takes Jill Hallam (Rona Anderson) to the village pub. Tilt Road in Cobham, Surrey.

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The camera follows the pair as they walk. Outside The Running Mare public house on Tilt Road, Cobham.

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The two enter the saloon bar where Simon orders beer rather than his usual sherry. The frontage of The Running Mare in Cobham.

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When the Landlord refuses to serve him, poacher Jonas Rigg (Robert Brown) storms from the pub. Tilt Common in Cobham.

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After making light of Simon's amateur detective work, Vanessa Lane (Melissa Stribling) leaves the pub. Looking south-eastward on Tilt Road.

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Returning with information, Rigg peers through the pub windows and enters when he sees Simon inside. Outside The Running Mare on Tilt Road in Cobham, Surrey.