Melody Club

Date: 1949
Director: Robert S. Baker, Monty Berman
Production Company: Tempean Films

Stars: Terry-Thomas, Gwynneth Vaughan, Michael Balfour
Location(s): London

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Storyline:

The new proprietor of the upmarket Melody Club, Jean, just inherited the private members’ club from her father. Several of their members have had their homes burgled whilst at the club. The police have spotted the link. Suspecting her of orchestrating the crimes, they threaten the club with closure should the incidents continue.

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Inspector Dodds (Arthur Gomez) arrives at the Melody Club next door to the Bank. The corner of New Cavendish Street and Marylebone High Street, London W1 (RL)

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Peter notes that the road has been realigned.

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Inspector Dodds gets out of his car to visit the Melody Club on business.

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Jean the Melody Club owner (Gwynneth Vaughan) goes to Baker Street to hire Freddy Forrester (Terry-Thomas) a Private Detective.

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Redevelopment has forced the road sign to be moved upwards and along. Baker Street looking along the northern side of Portman Square, London W1 (RL)

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Jean arrives in Baker Street...... The Greco-Roman building on the extreme right hand side was the parish church of Saint Paul, Portman Square that was closed and demolished in 1972. (RL)

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Looking North on Baker Street from Portman Square junction, with Robert Adam Street going off to the right hand side. (RL)

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...and goes into Freddy Forrester's offices.

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Looking north on Baker Street from the junction with Portman Square. (RL)

Inspector Dodds returns to the Melody Club. New Cavendish Street, London W1 from Marylebone High Street. (RL)

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The bank is still there in Peter's shot.

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