FILM : Breaking Glass
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Breaking Glass 1980 Phil Daniels, Hazel O'Connor, Jon Finch, Jonathan Pryce London
Director : Brian Gibson   Production Company : Allied Stars Ltd., Film and General Productions, Sprint N.V.  Region : LONDON A-B

A rock singer is determined to rise to the top of the profession, letting nothing stand in the way of that goal.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill. Uncredited 'now' images by PW.

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Breaking Glass - Kate fills a car with petrol at the service station where she works.  Unidentified location.
Breaking Glass

bregl009. Kate fills a car with petrol at the service station where she works. Unidentified location.

Breaking Glass - She chats with colleague Jackie (Janine Duvitski) at the next pump whilst dealing with a queue of customers.
Breaking Glass

bregl010. She chats with colleague Jackie (Janine Duvitski) at the next pump whilst dealing with a queue of customers.

Breaking Glass - Danny, Kate and Ken (Jonathan Pryce) go to meet a prospective band member. The entrance to Midhope House on Whidborne Street, London WC1 with Whidborne House East visible through the arch.
Breaking Glass

bregl011. Danny, Kate and Ken (Jonathan Pryce) go to meet a prospective band member. The entrance to Midhope House on Whidborne Street, London WC1 with Whidborne House East visible through the arch.

bregl011n. Looking out towards Whidborne House from inside the entrance to Midhope House on the Hillview Estate. The area was refurbished between 1994 and 2000.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-06-2013)

Breaking Glass - Danny explains that the whole block is a squat. The courtyard of Midhope House on Whidborne Street WC1.
Breaking Glass

bregl012. Danny explains that the whole block is a squat. The courtyard of Midhope House on Whidborne Street WC1.

bregl012n. Taken from the same spot now. Looks a little different, doesn't it.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-06-2013)

Breaking Glass - The trio head to find guitarists for the band. Midhope House, Whidborne Street WC1. The buildings have been renovated since.
Breaking Glass

bregl013. The trio head to find guitarists for the band. Midhope House, Whidborne Street WC1. The buildings have been renovated since.

Breaking Glass - A bass player fails the audition and makes his way from Kate's room.
Breaking Glass

bregl013a. A bass player fails the audition and makes his way from Kate's room.

bregl013an. The junction of Tavistock Road and St Lukes Road in W11.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-01-2014)

Breaking Glass - The band with it's new members plays a local pub. Unidentified location with a railway line on viaduct in the background.
Breaking Glass

bregl014. The band with it's new members plays a local pub. Unidentified location with a railway line on viaduct in the background.

Breaking Glass - Kate drives Danny home after the gig. Unidentified location.
Breaking Glass

bregl015. Kate drives Danny home after the gig. Unidentified location.

Breaking Glass - Establishing shot over London with the, then, Post Office Tower to the right. Devonshire Street W1 is visible to the left of centre in the bottom half of the picture.
Breaking Glass

bregl016. Establishing shot over London with the, then, Post Office Tower to the right. Devonshire Street W1 is visible to the left of centre in the bottom half of the picture.

Breaking Glass - Tilting down from image bregl016 sees Devonshire Street W1 running top to centre on the left and Paddington Street W1 running from Marylebone High Street at the bottom of the shot.
Breaking Glass

bregl016a. Tilting down from image bregl016 sees Devonshire Street W1 running top to centre on the left and Paddington Street W1 running from Marylebone High Street at the bottom of the shot.

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