Escort for Hire

Date: 1960
Director: Godfrey Grayson
Production Company: Danziger Productions Ltd.

Stars: June Thorburn, Pete Murray, Noel Trevarthen, Jan Holden, Peter Butterworth, Guy Middleton
Location(s): London

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Storyline:

An unemployed actor gets a job as a male escort but ends up being framed for murder after a wealthy client is killed.

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Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

 

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Steve Walker (Noel Trevarthen) and Buzz Jenkins (Pete Murray) appear from Queensway station. This is Bayswater Road in London W2.

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58 years later there's a redesigned station entrance and no shop. (PW)

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Looking for employment, the out of work actors browse cards in newsagents displays. Ray Glenister tells us that this is 5 to 7 Wellington Terrace, Bayswater Road, London W2 looking towards the junction with Palace Court. (RL)

When the pair get jobs as escorts, one of their colleagues accompanies a client to a concert. The first of a few dark scenes, this one of the Royal Albert Hall in Kensington SW7.

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Peter's comparison is nearly as glum as the screen capture!

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While Buzz entertains Nadia Summers, Steve nears the apartment block where Elizabeth Gwynn is waiting. This unidentified location also features in 'Strip Tease Murder', another Danziger production.

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Steve escorts his date to a house party.

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After the party, Steve drives Elizabeth home.

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Buzz walks home to the house where the friends have taken a room. That's the entrance to a mews to the left of centre but is this a lost location or does it still exist?

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Later in the film we see this view of the building.

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Tilting upwards brings the first floor into view. The railings look similar to those still found in Paddington W2.

A Policeman stands outside the building where Miss Kennedy's agency is based. Peter's Court on Porchester Road in London W2.

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Peter's Court has lost and entrance pillar! (PW)

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