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Man at the Carlton Tower 

A murderous jewelry heist attracts an ex-partner of the killer, a master criminal who's never been caught. His personal nemesis,a retired detective, joins Scotland Yard to crack the case, in turn recruiting the thief's estranged wife.

Director:

Robert Tronson

Writer:

Philip Mackie (screenplay)
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Episode complete credited cast:
Maxine Audley ... Lydia Daney
Lee Montague Lee Montague ... Tim Jordan
Allan Cuthbertson ... Det. Supt. Cowley
Terence Alexander ... Johnny Time
Alfred Burke Alfred Burke ... Harry Stone
Nigel Green ... Lew Daney
Nyree Dawn Porter ... Mary Greer
Geoffrey Frederick Geoffrey Frederick ... Det. Sgt. Pepper
Geoffrey Lumsden Geoffrey Lumsden ... Stocker
Frank Forsyth ... Commissionaire
Steven Scott ... Gallo
Keith Ashley Keith Ashley ... Junior Clerk
Howard Taylor Howard Taylor ... Reception Clerk
Nancy Roberts Nancy Roberts ... Barmaid
Adrian Oker Adrian Oker ... Waiter
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A murderous jewelry heist attracts an ex-partner of the killer, a master criminal who's never been caught. His personal nemesis,a retired detective, joins Scotland Yard to crack the case, in turn recruiting the thief's estranged wife.

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Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1961 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Wallace: El Hombre De La Torre Carlton See more »

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Production Co:

Merton Park Studios See more »
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1.37 : 1
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familiar faces
21 January 2009 | by fillherupjackoSee all my reviews

Lew Daney (Nigel Green, Caine's dodgy boss in The Ipcress File) is robbing a safe at a costume jewellers. This being 1961, he's wearing a shirt and tie. Look, it's just how they did things back then. Anyway, the alarm goes off and Daney ends up shooting a policeman while making good his escape.

Three days later and Scotland Yard are still baffled. Det. Supt. Cowley (Allan Cuthbertson, "that lawyer geezer" from Performance) decides to bring in Tim Jordan (Lee Montague, he pops up twice in The Sweeney), a big police cheese in Rhodesia before he retired after inheriting a fortune. They meet for lunch at the Carlton Tower hotel, one of those places where things are flambéed at the table. Previously, in the foyer, Jordan had bumped into Harry Stone (Alfred Berk – he only popped up once in The Sweeney.) Stone knows Daney from Rhodesia and Jordan isn't sure if they're best friends or worst enemies.

Meanwhile, Stone is making busy at a Soho nightclub owned by Daney. Daney agrees to meet him at a lonely spot down a country lane and take him to the loot. Man alive, wake up, Stone! Daney didn't think twice about shooting a cop and now with undisguised glee he's flexing his drawstring gloves at the prospect of bumping off you… This is another Edgar Wallace Mystery. Directed by Robert Tronson, on account of its location footage, it's a bit more progressive than other episodes from series two.


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