Day of the Jackal, The

Date: 1973
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Production Company: Warwick Film Productions, Universal Productions France

Stars: Edward Fox, Michael Lonsdale, Cyril Cusack, Anton Rodgers
Location(s): Vienna (Austria), Alpes-Maritimes, Corrèze, Hauts-de-Seine, Limousin, Paris and Var (France), Genoa and Liguria (Italy), London

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Storyline:

A professional assassin is hired to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.

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22nd August 1962. A Man on a scooter rides through Paris.

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Avenue Georges Mandel, Paris. The wall is part of the Cimetiere de Passy. Neil R/Google

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The Man, Valmy, is a member of the OAS (Organisation de l'Armee Secrete) lead by Lieutenant-Colonel Bastien-Thiry. N. Patris found Boulevard Malesherbes, Paris, with the church of Saint Augustin in the background.

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The extremist OAS had sworn to kill the President of France, General Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle. The junction of Rue de Lisbonne and Rue de Monceau, Paris with the gates to Parc Monceau to the right.

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Valmy pulls over. Avenue de Messine, Paris.

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The OAS member looks around. Looking along Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré at the junction with Avenue de Marigny and Rue des Saussaies in Paris with the Élysée Palace visible on the right. Located by N. Patris.

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Time moves on as Valmy waits. N. Patris adds 'The clock is obvioulsy on top of the gate of the Hotel de Soubise, but it doesn't exist now, and I found no info about it or its removal'.

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President de Gaulle attends a Ministers meeting. N. Patris identified Hotel de Soubise, Rue des Francs Bourgeois in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris. (Note the two unmistakable medieval towers to the left, the only ones left in Paris). The location was also seen in 'Father Brown'

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When the Minister's meeting concludes, chauffeurs head to their cars. Hotel de Soubise, Rue des Francs Bourgeois, again located by N. Patris.

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The President of France's car is the last to leave. Outside Hôtel de Soubise on Rue des Francs Bourgeois, Paris 75003.

Valmy follows the President's car along Avenue Winston Churchill with L'Hôtel national des Invalides (Les Invalides) seen in the background.

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John Doel provides this image of the same location taken last Easter, on a busy Saturday, hence not being able to stand in the road.

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Passing the Grand Palais on Avenue Winston Churchill, Paris. Also seen in 'House of Secrets' and 'European Vacation'.

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Valmy pulls over to phone his group that the President is approaching them. Place Vauban at the end of Avenue de Ségur, Paris, with the Invalides church in the background found by N. Patris.

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In the Paris suburb of Petit-Clamart, Jean-Marie Bastien-Thiry (Jean Sorel) keeps watch for the President's car to appear.

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Another member of the OAS group checks the time.

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The small Presidential cavalcade drives along Avenue Denfert-Rochereau, Paris.

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De Gaulle passes Le Lion de Belfort in Place Denfert-Rochereau, Paris 75014.

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The President's car is fired upon but the attempt on his life is unsuccessful.

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Six months later, all of the group have been captured and Bastien-Thiry is sentenced to death. His lawyer arrives to ask for a stay of execution. Palais de Justice, Rue de Harlay, Paris.

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A firing squad prepares to execute Bastien-Thiry at Fort d'Ivry. N. Patris remarks that this may be Fort d'Ivry itself, but there is no unambiguous proof. So, for now, an unknown location.

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The Captain fires the final shot.

Somewhere in "Austria", OAS senior members Rodin, Montclair and Casson discuss their failures and agree to hire a contract killer to shoot de Gaulle.

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Hotel Dolomitenhof, Via Val Fiscalina, 33, 39030 Sesto Bolzano, Italy. Neil R/Google

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Establishing shot of Vienna where the OAS have taken a room at Hotel Kleist. Austria.

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OAS Colonel Rodin decides that an Englishman with a proven record is their man for the job. Vienna, Austria.

An unnamed Man (Edward Fox) arrives in Vienna to meet with the OAS.

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The corner of Novarragasse and Lassalle Strasse, Vienna. The Prater Park wheel now is obscured by trees. Information and image from Mark O'Neill.

The Man crosses the road to enter Pension Kleist near Prater Park where he demands a fee of $500,000 and chooses the codename 'The Jackal'.

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The same location now by Mark O'Neill, 55 Novarragasse in Vienna.

A series of robberies are staged to raise funds for the Assassin's fee. Banque de Grenoble is targeted.

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Neil Rigby identifies this as Banque de Grenoble, Caisse D'Epargne IIe De France Banque, 43 t Rue du Marechal Foch 78000 Versailles and a Google StreetView to support. (RL)

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An armoured van drives through Paris. Looking north-west on Rue Linois at the junction with Rue Emeriau, Paris. Located by N. Patris.

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The van is ambushed by OAS members. N. Patris notes that in image dayja027 the van turns into Rue Saint-Charles, but the attack takes place in Place Charles Michels.

A jewellers is targeted.

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Neil Rigby places this as Avenue Bosquet where it intersects with Rue Saint-Dominique, Paris 75007. Google Image. (RL)

During the getaway, an OAS member is injured and captured.

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A Google Image from Neil shows this to be Avenue Bosquet where it intersects with Rue Saint-Dominique, Paris 75007. (RL)

The Jackal visits the British Museum. Great Russell Street, London WC1.

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Similar to screen shot with less scaffolding, which makes a change! Now image by Peter.

The hired killer enters the museum to research de Gaulle and make his plan. The British Museum in WC1. The location also appears in ‘To The Devil a Daughter’, ‘Isadora’, ‘Night of the Demon’ and ‘A Touch of Love’.

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Peter captured the same location "not quite the same as the screen shot because of hoarding to right. The museum entrance door has been 'logoed'".

A trip to St Mark's church in Sambourne Fishley finds the grave of Paul Oliver Duggan, who died aged 2.

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Neil Rigby sends this shot of St. Mary The Virgin, Farnham Royal, SL23AN to set the actual location. (RL)

Heading for Somerset House on The Strand in London, WC2.

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Now. SJ

The Jackal enters the building to obtain a birth certificate made out in the name of Paul Oliver Duggan. Strand, London, WC2.

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No change. SJ

After stealing the passport of a Danish national at the airport, hair dye is purchased in a small chemists. Looking out onto Kensington High Street, London W8.

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The chemists must have been where there's a Rohan now, on the corner of Phillimore Gardnes and this is the view from the window looking across the high street down Abingdon Road. SJ

A tin of solvent is also requested. The shop is on the ground floor of Stafford Court on Kensington High Street in W8.

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A detail of the architecture behind Fox's head on Kensington High Street. SJ

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Colonel Rolland (Michel Auclair) and General Colbert (Maurice Denham) examine covert footage of the Hotel Garibaldi in Rome, where the leaders of the OAS are hiding out. Neil Rigby identifies this as looking from Via Sistina across to the building on Via Gregoriana, Rome. (RL)

OAS Adjutant Viktor Wolenski (Jean Martin) is identified on film leaving the Hotel Garibaldi.

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Neil Rigby sends this Google image showing what used to be hotel Garibaldi on Via Gregoriana, Rome. (RL)

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Denise (Olga Georges-Picot), an OAS agent and former fiance of Bastien-Thiry, is assigned to infiltrate the French Cabinet. Boulevard de Batignolles, Paris 75008 near the entrance to Rome Metro station.

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Travelling as Paul Oliver Duggan, the hired gunman arrives in Genova on 2nd August 1963. Piazza Principe station, Genova, Liguria, Italy.

The Jackal heads for Gozzi, a gunsmith who will design and make a custom rifle.

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Neil Rigby identifies this as Corso Maurizio Quadrio 12, 16128 Genova and send this best available angle shot from Google StreetView to support. (RL)

With the gun ordered, the Jackal heads off to see a Forger.

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Neil Rigby sleuths another one, Via Di Pre 16126, Genova, Italy. This Google Image reveals that the pharmacy is still there. (RL)

An alleyway leads to the Forgers address where the Jackal requests various documents.

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Neil leads us down the dark alleyway of Piazza die Truogoli di Santa Brigida, Genova, Italy. Did the Jackal really wait for the Google camera? (RL)

The Forger lives in less salubrious area.

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Neil says that this is the same place as dayja081, Piazza Dei Truoglio Di Santa Brigida, Genova, Italy, but from the other direction and sends this Google Image. (RL)

Tilting down from image dayja045 reveals more of the buildings.

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Neil says that this is the same place as dayja081, Piazza Dei Truoglio Di Santa Brigida, Genova, Italy, but from the other direction and sends this Google Image. (RL)

Panning and tilting further reveals the place where the Jackal will meet the Forger, a Belgian who recommends using cordite for greying the skin to look older.

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Neil has now found that this is also the same place as dayja080 and 081, Piazza Dei Truoglio Di Santa Brigida, Genova, Italy, and supports with this Google Image showing careful restoration. (RL)

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The Jackal returns to Genova Piazza Principe station, Piazza Acquaverde, Via Andrea Doria, Genova, Italia,

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The hit-man rushes through the booking hall. Piazza Principe station, Genova.

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With only moments to spare, the Jackal runs onto the platform. Piazza Principe station.

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The Jackal boards the Paris train as it starts to leave. Piazza Principe station, Genova.

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Now back in Paris, the Jackal leaves Charles de Gaulle - Etoile Metro station. The name of the station was just Étoile during the time that the film is set, being renamed in 1970. Paris 75008.

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Panning from the station exit brings the Arc de Triomphe into view. Place de l'Étoile renamed in 1970 to Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris, France

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The Jackal makes his way to Place du 18 Juin 1940, to the front of Gare Montparnasse, Paris.

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This entrance to Montparnasse – Bienvenüe Metro station has disappeared along with the old Gare Montparnasse which was moved southwards and replaced with Tour Montparnasse, a 210-metre tall office block, between 1969 and 1972.

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The Jackal passes an entrance to Montparnasse – Bienvenüe Metro station. Place du 18 Juin 1940.

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The Jackal scans the buildings. Boulevard du Montparnasse / Place du 18 Juin 1940.

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Panning around the square. Boulevard du Montparnasse / Place du 18 Juin 1940.

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Now here's a puzzle - Gare Montparnasse appears to be in use in this shot yet Wikipedia and other websites say that the station was completely rebuilt in 1969, four years before this film was made. Any answers gratefully received. It had certainly been re-built in 2011 when Jamie Crocker took Capture 60. Nigel Southworth has found the answer! In the book Fred Zinnemann : Interviews it is stated that Zinnemann rebuilt part of the old station. "What we did was to rebuild the lower floor of the Gare Montparnasse, the entrance to the metro station, and the little house for people who were waiting for the bus." (RL)

The area is surveyed. Boulevard du Montparnasse / Place du 18 Juin 1940, Paris with the old Gare Montparnasse in the right of the picture. The building on the extreme left still stands.

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As a "fan" of this film Jamie Crocker did well take this angled shot from memory in March 2011. Yes, the station has certainly been re-built/re-developed, see far right just in shot.

Panning from image dayja061. Boulevard du Montparnasse / Place du 18 Juin 1940.

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Another good shot, from memory, by Jamie Crocker in March 2011, he really is a "fan" of this film.

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The Jackal crosses Place du 18 Juin 1940 with Boulevard du Montparnasse in the background.

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A likely position for shooting from is spotted. The building stands at the corner of Rue de Rennes and Rue Littré, Paris.

A Postman approaches the building entrance.

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"Jackal Sleuth" Neil Rigby locates this as 23 Boulevard de la Tour-Maubourg, 75007, Paris being the address of Villa Thai, which used to be Le Relais Napoleon.Google Image. (RL)

Having selected the building from which he will carry out the assassination, the Jackal waits for a suitable moment to enter.

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Neil Rigby identifies this as Boulevard de la Tour-Maubourg, 75007 Paris, see also 064n. Google Image. (RL)

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The Jackal visits a market to buy old clothes. Unknown location.

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A beret and a jacket are purchased. Unidentified location.

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The Jackal spots a stall selling old medals. Just the thing to complete a disguise. Unknown location

Viktor Wolenski walks towards an ambush by the French SAC (Service d'Action Civique).

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Neil Rigby locates this as Via Di Panico, Rome and sends this Google Image in support. (RL)

Wolenski is captured and taken to be questioned. Whilst being tortured he reveals the word, chacal, French for jackal.

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Neil Rigby identifies this as a further shot in Via Di Panico, Rome with a Google Image. (RL)

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14th August 1963. A Dispatch Rider receives a letter for the Minister of the Interior. Unidentified location.

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The letter states that a fair haired foreigner who may have the codename Jackal is going to take the life of the President. N. Patris found Place du Carrousel, inside the Louvre, Paris.

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The Messenger sets off through Paris. Place de la Concorde identified by N. Patris.

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Further along the journey. Avenue de Marigny in Paris located by N. Patris.

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The Dispatch Rider nears his destination. Place Beauvau, Paris 75008. Information from N. Patris.

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Now, back to the film . . . .

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The Messenger enters the Ministry. N. Patris says that this is the actual Ministry of the Interior of France on Place Beauvau.

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The Dispatch Rider arrives to deliver the letter. Unidentified location.

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The Minister (Alan Badel) arrives at the Élysée Palace to speak with the President. N. Patris located Hotel de Soubise on Rue des Francs Bourgeois once more, with the now non-existing clock on top of the gate seen in image dayja006.

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Still using the name Duggan, the Jackal arrives at Gare d'Austerlitz to return to Genova.

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The Jackal boards the Rome train. Gare d'Austerlitz. Quai d'Austerlitz, Paris.

The Forger is murdered when he makes demands, before the Jackal makes his way to see Gozzi.

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Another Google Image from Neil who identifies this as Piazza Dei Truogoli Di Santa Brigida, Genova.

After Commissioner Berthier selects Deputy Commissioner Claude Lebel to trace the assassin, in London, Superintendent Brian Thomas is put on the case. New Scotland Yard now known as The Norman Shaw Buildings, Victoria Embankment, London SW1.

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The north-east corner. SJ

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The Jackal collects the rifle and then a melon is bought from a market. Unknown location.

The now armed Jackal drives to Monte Moro forest to test the firearm on the melon.

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Neil sends this Google Image of Via Antonio Gramsci, 16126, Genova.

Superintendent Brian Thomas (Tony Britton) meets with Barrie Lloyd (Terence Alexander) from the Foreign Office do discuss the case.

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Difficult to capture the gates of St. James's Park along with the curve of the pulchritudinous flower beds. SJ

Brian Thomas is called to see the Prime Minister. Whitehall, London SW1.

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Superintendent Thomas approaches 10 Downing Street. London SW1.

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Lloyd tells Thomas about a known assassin named Charles Harold Calthrop. The conclusion is drawn that that 'chacal' could be 'Cha'rles 'Cal'throp.

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St. James's Park, SW1. I think the filmmakers must have deliberately placed the bench to capture the view of Horseguards Parade. SJ

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At a British Passport Office, records are searched by Special Branch officers to find out about Charles Calthrop's movements. Unconfirmed location.

The Jackal rents a garage under a railway arch.

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Jackal sleuth Neil Rigby has found this location too, Via Stefano Dondero leading to Via Antonio Pacinotti 16151, Genova. The Google Image reveals the small changes that have taken place to the arches. (RL)

Inside the lockup, the Alfa Romeo is modified to conceal the weapon.

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A closer shot of the arches (courtesy of Google) in Via Stefano Dondero leading to Via Antonio Pacinotti 16151 Genova supplied by Neil Rigby. (RL)

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Whilst the authorities try to trace Charles Calthrop, the Jackal checks out of Hotel Colombia, Via Balbi, Genova.

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The Jackal drives away from the hotel. Via Balbi, Genova, Italy. The Hotel Colombia closed in 1989 and the building now houses the University Library of Genova.

As the British police search through passport applications and find a false application for Paul Oliver Duggan, the Jackal heads for the French border.

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Neil Rigby finds another location, this time Av Winston Churchill where it meets Avenue Sylvio de Monleon and supports with this Google Image. (RL)

The Jackal drives towards Ventimiglia and the French border. Unidentified location in Imperia, Italy. The sign coming into view reads Ventimiglia, France 23km. However, this was faked because the actual location is Avenue Sylvio de Monleon, Roquebrune Cap Martin in France. In other words, it was actually filmed in France although meant to be Italy. The background landscape is Mortola, Italy. Identification and information by Stephen Hunter and Dorothy McEwan.

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Stephen also provided this picture. Image copyright Google Streetview.

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The Jackal is stopped and his passport requested. Stephen Hunter and Dorothy McEwan advise that this is the Customs Building at St Louis in Menton, France.

The Jackal moves forward to have his luggage examined. The Customs Building at St Louis in Menton located by Stephen Hunter and Dorothy McEwan.

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Stephen and Dorothy also provide this reverse pov image of the same location now, adding 'This is the Customs Building now used as a police check point. There is no longer any through access at the sea side where The Jackal came in'.

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After passing through the border custom control, the Assassin drives into Nice. Alpes-Maritimes, France.

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The Jackal visits the Negresco Hotel where he makes contact with the OAS by telephone. Promenade des Anglais at the corner of Rue de Rivoli, Nice.

When he learns that his codename has been discovered, the Jackal drives back towards the Italian border.

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Neil Rigby found that "luke1081" of the Britmovie forum had spotted the location and gives the address for the Vista Palace Hotel that is nearby - 1551 Route de la Turbie, 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (RL)

Decision time. Carry on with the assassination or return to Italy.

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Neil Rigby found that "luke1081" of the Britmovie forum had spotted the location and gives the address for the Vista Palace Hotel that is nearby - 1551 Route de la Turbie, 06190 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France (RL)

After deciding to continue with the assassination, the Jackal drives along the Route des Alpes through Entrevaux, Alpes de Haute Provence and on towards Paris. The location was found by N. Patris . . . . .

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. . . and this comparison has been provided by Jonathan J.

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As Lebel learns that 'Duggan' has entered the country, the Jackal arrives at a country hotel near Grasse. La Bastide de Tourtour, Tourtour, Var, France.

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Dusk falls as the Alfa Romeo pulls into the car park. La Bastide de Tourtour, Tourtour.

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The entrance of the hotel where the Jackal meets and seduces Colette de Montpellier. La Bastide de Tourtour off Route de Flayosc, Tourtour.

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The following morning, a local Policeman arrives to collect the guest's registration cards from the hotel. La Bastide de Tourtour.

A Police Motorcyclist takes the hotel cards on to Nice.

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Neil finds another one in Vence, this time, Gendarmerie, Avenue Henri Isnard 06140. As it says, Google Image. (RL)

The Jackal drives on as Lebel and his men carry out enquiries at the hotel near Grasse, putting out an alert for the Alfa Romeo.

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Neil Rigby identifies this as Place Clemenceau, 06140 Vence, France and supports with this Google Image. (RL)

The hunted man visits a Post Office to make contact with the OAS again.

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The "Post Office" is actually the Hotel De Ville, Place Clemenceau, Vence, France says Neil and supports with this Google Image. (RL)

When he is told that the car has been identified, the Jackal drives on towards Colette's home.

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Steve Cook found the tunnel location north of Veynes and Neil Rigby has sent this Google Image saying that it is called Tunnel du Potrachon on the D937 north of Veynes. (RL)

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Establishing shot of Colette de Montpellier's house. Chateau de Grand-Sassaut in Essonne identified by Steve Cook.

Deputy Commissioner Claude Lebel (Michael Lonsdale) arrives at Colette de Montpellier's house to question her. Steve Cook's relentless research has tracked this down to Chateau de Grand-Sassaut in Essonne.

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Neil Rigby found this Google Image to support Steve's identification. (RL)

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After visiting Colette de Montpellier at her house, the Jackal murders her before changing disguise and stealing her car. Unidentified location.

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The Jackal stops on a bridge and discards all evidence of Mr Duggan. Unknown location.

Now in the guise of Danish schoolteacher Per Lundqvist, the Jackal drives into Tulle.

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Neil Rigby sends this Google Image of Rue Jean Jaures, looking from Pl de la Republique, Veynes Hautes-Alpes, France to locate the screen grab. (RL)

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The Jackal drives on through the narrow streets. Neil Rigby identifies this as Rue Jean Jaures, Veynes Hautes-Alpes France.

Colette de Montpellier's car is driven to a car park.

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Neil locates this as Boulevard Gambetta past the war memorial, Veynes Hautes-Alpes, France. Google Image.(RL)

The Simca Aronde is parked.

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Neil is getting to know this area quite well now, Parallel to Boulevard Gambetta. Av Du 8 Mai 1945, Veynes Hautes-Alpes, France. Google Image (RL)

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Now with dark hair and glasses, the apparent tourist walks to the station to catch a train to Paris.

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The Jackal waits on the platform of Tulle station played by Veynes station. Veynes, Hautes-Alpes, France.

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When the Maid cannot get into Colette's bedroom, the gardener climbs to the window and sees her dead body. Steve Cook found Château du Saussay near Ballancourt-sur-Essonne between Corbeil and La Ferté-Alais.

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Police patrol Tulle station looking for Duggan as the train arrives. Veynes, Hautes-Alpes.

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As a wheel-tapper checks the train before departure, Lebel puts out a general alert for Duggan when Madame de Montpellier's murder is reported. Veynes station, Veynes.

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The train from Tulle arrives at Gare d'Austerlitz. Quai d'Austerlitz, XIIIe arrondissement, Paris. Also used in 'Pickpocket'.

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The Jackal alights from the train and mingles with the crowd. Gare d'Austerlitz, Paris.

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After Lebel finds that the Jackal has changed disguise and is heading for Paris, the Police arrive at the station just as their prey leaves by taxi. Cour de l'Arrivée, Gare d'Austerlitz confirmed by N. Patris.

Knowing that hotels are being watched by the police, the Jackal makes other arrangements.

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Neil Rigby claims another location, Rue Daubenton on the corner with Rue Geoffrey Saint Hilaire, Paris 75005 as evidenced by this Google Image. (RL)

The Jackal visits a Turkish Bathhouse where he befriends a man, Jules Bernard.

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Neil Rigby sends this Google Image of what The Jackal would have seen as he approached the Bathhouse. Rue Daubenton corner with Rue Geoffrey Saint Hilaire, Paris 75005. (RL)

After the Jackal stays over in his apartment, Jules Bernard (Anton Rogers) returns home with wine and food for the two of them.

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Neil Rigby solves yet another location, Rue Duranton looking from Ave Faure, Paris and with the help of Google Earth supports his identification. (RL)

The Police release a photograph of Per Lundqvist and Bernard sees his new friend on the television news through a shop window.

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Neil locates this as Ave Felix Faure on the corner of Rue Duranton, Paris with the help of Google Earth. (RL)

Bernard returns to his apartment, where he is murdered by the Jackal.

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Neil, together with Google Earth, stays on the same corner of Ave Felix Faure and Rue Duranton, Paris (RL)

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Sunday 25th August 1963. Liberation Day dawns. Place de la Concorde, Paris identified by N. Patris.

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Marksmen are positioned on the rooftops. Unknown location.

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More police arrive as security is stepped up. N. Patris recognised Avenue des Champs Élysées, Paris.

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Lebel watches as crowds gather. N. Patris identified Avenue des Champs Élysées with the Arc de Triomphe in the background.

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Soldiers prepare for the coming ceremonies. Avenue des Champs Élysées and Rue de Presbourg. N. Patris found the place and adds 'the building (Publicis) burned down in September 1972'.

Spectators appear on balconies. 'Le Phenix' carved into the wall to the left.

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Neil Rigby and Google Earth resolve another location. Whilst the inscription appears to have been removed the architectural features are the same. Above the Tag Heuer boutique, 104 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, 75008 Paris. (RL)

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Lebel walks through the onlookers as suspects resembling Lundqvist are questioned and searched. N. Patris advises that this is at approximately 120 Avenue des Champs Élysées, Paris.

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A Gendarme (Philippe Léotard) patrols a street barrier. Rue de Rennes, Paris 75006.

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The Gendarme checks out upper windows. Rue de Rennes, Paris.

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Panning from image dayja140. The Jackal, now disguised as a one legged veteran, approaches the cordon. Rue de Rennes.

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Lebel enters Place du 18 Juin 1940, walking in front of Gare Montparnasse.

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The Assistant Commissioner passes a now disappeared entrance to Montparnasse – Bienvenüe Metro station with Boulevard du Montparnasse in the background.

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Gendarmes march along Boulevard du Montparnasse through Place du 18 Juin 1940.

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President Charles de Gaulle (Adrien Cayla-Legrand) arrives in Place du 18 Juin 1940.

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The President salutes his troops. Boulevard du Montparnasse / Place du 18 Juin 1940.

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The camera moves to take in the Jackal's position. Place du 18 Juin 1940, Paris.

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When Lebel questions the Gendarme about anyone who has passed through the cordon, he realises that the Jackal has reached his sniping position and spots the window. Rue de Rennes.

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Lebel and the Gendarme run to the apartment block. Rue de Rennes, Paris, France.

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The Jackal takes aim.

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After the attempt fails and the Jackal is killed, Commissioner Claude Lebel watches the burial of the unknown assassin. Unidentified location.

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'But if the Jackal wasn't Calthrop, then who the hell was he?'. Unknown location.

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