FILM : Black Orchid
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Black Orchid 1953 Ronald Howard, Olga Edwardes, John Bentley, Mary Laura Wood, Patrick Barr, Sheila Burrell London
Director : Charles Saunders   Production Company : Kenilworth Film Productions, Mid Century Film Productions  Region : LONDON A-B

A rare flower is the only clue to be found when a Doctor is implicated in the death of his wife.

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Black Orchid - This ‘B’ feature opens with an evening shot the house where Dr. John Winnington lives in a loveless marriage with his wife Sophie.
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blaor001. This ‘B’ feature opens with an evening shot the house where Dr. John Winnington lives in a loveless marriage with his wife Sophie.

Black Orchid - A Delivery Boy arrives at the house with a black orchid for Mrs. Winnington.
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blaor002. A Delivery Boy arrives at the house with a black orchid for Mrs. Winnington.

Black Orchid - Dr. Winnington is driven home from Wharf Street Clinic by family friend Eric Blair.
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blaor003. Dr. Winnington is driven home from Wharf Street Clinic by family friend Eric Blair.

Black Orchid - When her husband becomes emotionally involved with her sister Christine, Mrs. Winnington seeks a divorce. The Royal Courts of Justice on Strand WC2, also seen in ‘Genevieve’, ‘The Assassination Bureau Limited’, ‘Steptoe and Son’ and 'Action for Slander' amongst others.
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blaor004. When her husband becomes emotionally involved with her sister Christine, Mrs. Winnington seeks a divorce. The Royal Courts of Justice on Strand WC2, also seen in ‘Genevieve’, ‘The Assassination Bureau Limited’, ‘Steptoe and Son’ and 'Action for Slander' amongst others.

blaor004n. Taken from ground level in front of The George pub, though I should be on a roof on the west side of Essex Street for the exact angle. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 27-07-2017)

Black Orchid - After toasting the success of Eric's latest book, Dr. John Winnington (Ronald Howard) leaves the offices of Vincent Humphries, his friend’s publisher.
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blaor005. After toasting the success of Eric's latest book, Dr. John Winnington (Ronald Howard) leaves the offices of Vincent Humphries, his friend’s publisher.

blaor005n. Dr. Winnington is leaving No 19 Dorset Square, London NW1 the Blue Plaque home of Dodie Smith (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-08-2017)

Black Orchid - Christine Shaw (Olga Edwardes) waits in the car to drive the eminent specialist home.
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blaor006. Christine Shaw (Olga Edwardes) waits in the car to drive the eminent specialist home.

blaor006n. Rather more cars and greenery now. Dorset Square, London NW1 (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 08-08-2017)

Black Orchid - The Morris is parked on the driveway outside the Doctor’s house.
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blaor007. The Morris is parked on the driveway outside the Doctor’s house.

Black Orchid - The two enter to find Sophie collecting her clothes and belongings.
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blaor008. The two enter to find Sophie collecting her clothes and belongings.

Black Orchid - Soon after walking out of the family home, Sophie Winnington (Mary Laura Wood) becomes faint. Grove End Road in St. John’s Wood with Eyre Court to the right. Also seen in The Challenge.
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blaor009. Soon after walking out of the family home, Sophie Winnington (Mary Laura Wood) becomes faint. Grove End Road in St. John’s Wood with Eyre Court to the right. Also seen in The Challenge.

blaor009n. Needless to say the greenery behind has been built upon. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-09-2017)

Black Orchid - The view of the station becomes blurred as Sophie struggles onward.  St. John’s Wood station at the corner of Finchley Road and Acacia Road in London NW8. The station appears in 'It's Never Too Late' from 1956 as well as 'One Way Out' and 'Mantrap'.
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blaor010. The view of the station becomes blurred as Sophie struggles onward. St. John’s Wood station at the corner of Finchley Road and Acacia Road in London NW8. The station appears in 'It's Never Too Late' from 1956 as well as 'One Way Out' and 'Mantrap'.

blaor010n. Quite a few changes have been made over the years. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-09-2017)

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