FILM : Breakaway
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Breakaway 1955 Tom Conway, Michael Balfour, Honor Blackman, Brian Worth London, Berlin
Director : Henry Cass   Production Company : CIPA  Region : LONDON A-B,GERMANY

A private eye is on the trail of a secret formula and a kidnapped girl.

Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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Breakaway [1956] [DVD]

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Breakaway - The film opens with Johnny Matlock driving through Berlin. Views of the Kempinski Hotel on Fasanenstraße 10719 appear in 'Funeral in Berlin' and 'A Dandy in Aspic'.
Breakaway

brkwy001. The film opens with Johnny Matlock driving through Berlin. Views of the Kempinski Hotel on Fasanenstraße 10719 appear in 'Funeral in Berlin' and 'A Dandy in Aspic'.

Breakaway - Having crossed into the Russian Sector of Berlin, Johnny draws up outside a very British looking building where scientist Professor Dohlmann lies dying in his apartment.
Breakaway

brkwy002. Having crossed into the Russian Sector of Berlin, Johnny draws up outside a very British looking building where scientist Professor Dohlmann lies dying in his apartment.

Breakaway - Missing out a quarter of the locationless film, we move to Britain to see private eye Tom 'Duke' Martin drive away after giving Paula Grant a lift home from the Crystal Jug Club.
Breakaway

brkwy003. Missing out a quarter of the locationless film, we move to Britain to see private eye Tom 'Duke' Martin drive away after giving Paula Grant a lift home from the Crystal Jug Club.

Breakaway - Paula Grant (Honor Blackman) returns to the pavement outside her house to hail a cab. Kelvin Drive off The Barons in Twickenham with Kelvin Court as the backdrop. The cul-de-sac features in 'Not So Dusty'.
Breakaway

brkwy004. Paula Grant (Honor Blackman) returns to the pavement outside her house to hail a cab. Kelvin Drive off The Barons in Twickenham with Kelvin Court as the backdrop. The cul-de-sac features in 'Not So Dusty'.

Breakaway - The taxi driver is instructed to take Paula to her Sister's mews home. The Barons in Twickenham, Middlesex.
Breakaway

brkwy005. The taxi driver is instructed to take Paula to her Sister's mews home. The Barons in Twickenham, Middlesex.

Breakaway - Waiting around the corner, 'Duke' Martin begins to follow the cab. The Barons, Twickenham with St. Margaret's Court in the background.
Breakaway

brkwy006. Waiting around the corner, 'Duke' Martin begins to follow the cab. The Barons, Twickenham with St. Margaret's Court in the background.

Breakaway - The Barons with Twickenham Studios rising in the background. Various parts of The Barons were seen in 'Dilemma', 'Au Pair Girls', 'Emergency' and 'Strongroom'.
Breakaway

brkwy007. The Barons with Twickenham Studios rising in the background. Various parts of The Barons were seen in 'Dilemma', 'Au Pair Girls', 'Emergency' and 'Strongroom'.

Breakaway - The taxi enters the mews where finds Duke waiting outside Diane's house. RL points out that this same footage is used in 'Three Steps to the Gallows'.
Breakaway

brkwy008. The taxi enters the mews where finds Duke waiting outside Diane's house. RL points out that this same footage is used in 'Three Steps to the Gallows'.

brkwy008n. Solve one and the second is naturally resolved, by Ray and Ron Glenister. Cornwall Mews South, London SW7 Replacing Google Earth shot. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 02-11-2017)

Breakaway - Awoken by the noise, Duke's sidekick Barney (Michael Balfour) escapes from his bedroom when two Henchmen bring the Private Eye into the apartment.
Breakaway

brkwy009. Awoken by the noise, Duke's sidekick Barney (Michael Balfour) escapes from his bedroom when two Henchmen bring the Private Eye into the apartment.

Breakaway - With Barney in the back of the car, Duke drives Paula to the laboratories of brothers Johnny and Michael Matlock. Could this be one of the splendid buildings that used to grace the Great West Road?
Breakaway

brkwy010. With Barney in the back of the car, Duke drives Paula to the laboratories of brothers Johnny and Michael Matlock. Could this be one of the splendid buildings that used to grace the Great West Road?

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