Jack Warner, Ronald Lewis, Yolande Donlan, Michael Goodliffe, John Barron, Brian Oulton
East Sussex, London
Director : Val Guest Production Company : Figaro Region : LONDON H-L,SOUTH EAST E-L
Local cops use tried and tested methods to hunt down a murderer.
Stills by SJ.
Re jig022: Nick Flippard has established that whilst "2 Saxon Street" is now 3 Abinger Place there is clear evidence that re-numbering had taken place by 1971. The street had previously been numbered consecutively, "2 Saxon Street" then being 2 Milton Terrace, Abinger Place. The door clearly having a "2" on it when Jack Warner rings the bell.
As result of further viewing Nick says that after Moira Redmond's character meets her fate, there is a railway sequence with the screaming whistle. There is the close-up of a loco in steam, then a long, wide shot of a railway. This shows the line to Lewes from Brighton as viewed high up from the (then) allotments at Hollingdean above the line. Beyond the tracks are the buildings of Preston Barracks along the then A27, now A270, Lewes Road in Brighton.
In the distance, on the other side of Lewes Road, can be seen the Royal Hussar public house (now The Lectern) along Pelham Terrace. The large blocks stretching behind are the factory buildings of CVA, which had originally been the diamond works built for Bernard Oppenheimer. Unfortunately, we still await a decision from the regencysociety.org to use their images in support.
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jig001. The seafront of Brighton, King's Road around the Odeon area.
jig001n. The kiosk/beach bar on the left helps to place this on King's Road. I'm standing in front of the Brighton Centre but this may be too far away. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 17-02-2011)
jig002. Lewis visits an estate agents called Restlin's which is a character's name.
jig002n. King's Road again. All that is left is the tower and the new building the Odeon has allowed more pavement. There's the kiosk again to the right. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 17-02-2011)
jig003. The murder scene: the sign where the policeman is digging says Providence House.
jig003n. Providence House, The Highway, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 8XH. Located by Greg Mishevski. Google Maps Street View image replaced by an original pic from Guy Legge.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-07-2012)
jig004. The house, another angle. The Highway, Peacehaven/Newhaven according to Max and SainT (Greg) in Britmovie.co.uk
jig004n. Providence House, The Highway, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 8XH. Greg Mishevski. Copyright: Google Maps Street View.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-09-2011)
jig004a. The murder house, The Highway at Peacehaven with Jack Warner in mid frame. Guy Legge
jig004an. Good photo sent in by Guy Legge. (Modern Photo Added: 03-07-2012)
jig005. George Biddle & Sons behind Warner.
jig005n. New Road, Brighton. Jo Gander.
(Modern Photo Added: 05-09-2011)
jig005a. Whilst we do not normally display updated "now" shots Lewes District Council recently showed this film as part of an ongoing program of film locations in their district. Such was the success of the evening, both for them and Reelstreets we are happy to add some newer "nows". (RL)
jig005an. An updated "now" from Nick Cannon. (RL) (Modern Photo Added: 16-11-2016)
jig006. Warner and Barron after the teashop interview.
Church Street in Brighton, says S M Carey.
jig006n. The buildings to the right on the corner of Church Street and Jubilee Street were demolished in 1972 for road widening. Location photo replaces Google Street View image. SD (Modern Photo Added: 10-02-2015)
jig007. Warner and Barron down an alley. Fewell Antiques. I think this is The Lanes area possibly Meeting House Lane.
jig007n. The arched doorway in the background is a Quakers' Meeting House, hence Meeting House Lane. I think this is about right, though there have been redesigns here. SJ (Modern Photo Added: 17-02-2011)