FILM : Delayed Action
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Delayed Action 1954 Robert Ayres, June Thorburn, Alan Wheatley London
Director : John Harlow   Production Company : Kenilworth Film Productions  Region : LONDON C-D

Suicidal-prone man agrees to be paid by criminal to delay his demise but then has a change of heart. SJ

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Delayed Action - Ayres ready for a leap into the Thames. Is that Hammersmith Bridge? One for John.
Delayed Action

delac001. Ayres ready for a leap into the Thames. Is that Hammersmith Bridge? One for John.

delac001n. From the east side of the Riverside studios, W6. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 06-04-2014)

Delayed Action - Quite distinctive.
Delayed Action

delac002. Quite distinctive.

delac002n. Nell Gwynn House, Sloane Avenue SW3. Also used in Recoil (1953) and a short called The Spy's Wife (1972). With thanks to Alan Field for this and a better angle now replaces a google shot. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 20-11-2015)

Delayed Action - A side view of the above.
Delayed Action

delac003. A side view of the above.

delac003n. A stair redesign. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 20-11-2015)

Delayed Action - A park: there's a hut in the middle and a lake to the right with a small island.
Delayed Action

delac004. A park: there's a hut in the middle and a lake to the right with a small island.

delac004n. Richard Lovejoy on the case. "Barnes Pond. It is difficult to find the exact location after all these years but at least the island is still there".
(Modern Photo Added: 04-06-2013)

Delayed Action - Wish those street signs were legible.
Delayed Action

delac005. Wish those street signs were legible.

delac005n. They are in "Double Exposure" (Awaiting upload) where an almost identical shot is used. The corner of Brown Street and Harrowby Street, London W1, unfortunately from ground level. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-07-2016)

Delayed Action - Nice cottage.
Delayed Action

delac006. Nice cottage.

Delayed Action - Wheatley and Ayres
Delayed Action

delac007. Wheatley and Ayres

Delayed Action - Best cottage shot.
Delayed Action

delac008. Best cottage shot.

Delayed Action - Very tough but could this handsomely-tiled building be protected?
Delayed Action

delac009. Very tough but could this handsomely-tiled building be protected?

delac009n. "Handsomely-tiled indeed, a month or two late to capture the lower tiles, maybe taken off for safety, but all is far from lost. http://www.olympiccinema.co.uk tells you all and more and bring joy to your heart." Richard Lovejoy who took the picture. Christopher Matheson confirms that Rodney Scott was at 121 Church Road, London SW13. To replace the 11/2012 now when it was shrouded in scaffolding, and yes they did preserve the tiles. RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 24-11-2017)

Delayed Action - Hmmm, nice big houses. Twickenham-ish?
Delayed Action

delac010. Hmmm, nice big houses. Twickenham-ish?

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