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GIDEON’S WAY: Big Fish, Little Fish (Cyril Frankel: October 1964)
Unknown 3– It’s Sunday and after church Commander Gideon relaxes with his family.

Unknown 4– “Happy” Roden (Jack MacGowran) is chased down the alley behind Cowan’s shop

Unknown 5 – Police car ZB4 arrives at the Stone Warehouse looking for “Happy”.


Unknown 6 – A Police constable asks a shopkeeper if they have seen ‘Happy’ Roden.

I’m assuming the ‘Christ’s’ referred to here is Christ’s Hospital.

Unknown 7 – The search for ‘Happy’ Roden continues door to door.

Academy Buildings, Fanshaw Street, London N1 – David Keen (Alexander Davion) arrives at one possible hiding spot for “Happy” Roden and leaps from his police car into the building.

Unknown 9 – Peter Wray (Alan Baulch) makes his way home, but does not know he has been followed. Later that night Commander Gideon pays the Wray’s a visit.


Fitzroy Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 – “Happy” Roden (Jack MacGowran) is cornered by Inspector David Keen (Alexander Davion) in Frisky Lee’s old shoe warehouse in Webb Street. Despite Keen’s request that he sees sense, Roden attempts to flee across the roof and falls to his death.
(Identified by Thomas Triton on the of Unidentified photos of the British Isles, Facebook Group, November 2021)



Unknown 11 – Gideon and Hemmingway are driven in Gideon’s car round to the Gowan’s shop.

Ian S. Bolton – “possibly London Bridge area - Joiner Street or parallel roads under railway”

Could be connected to Unknown 5.

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