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 - Danny walks past Paddington Street Gardens in London W1 on his way to the office of Overlord Records. The street is seen in 'A Touch of Love' whilst the gardens appear in 'Felicia's Journey'.
Breaking Glass

bregl017. Danny walks past Paddington Street Gardens in London W1 on his way to the office of Overlord Records. The street is seen in 'A Touch of Love' whilst the gardens appear in 'Felicia's Journey'.

bregl017n. Matching first tree! SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 02-05-2013)

Breaking Glass - Danny heads to enter Overlord House.  Paddington Street, London W1.  The building is known as International House with an address of 66 Chiltern Street.
Breaking Glass

bregl018. Danny heads to enter Overlord House. Paddington Street, London W1. The building is known as International House with an address of 66 Chiltern Street.

bregl018n. "Updated": also seen in Sliding Doors. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 02-05-2013)

Breaking Glass - After making a demo, Danny and Kate try to sell the band to Andy. Outside Andy's office on Charlotte Street at the corner of Tottenham Street in W1. It looks a bit more respectable these days.
Breaking Glass

bregl019. After making a demo, Danny and Kate try to sell the band to Andy. Outside Andy's office on Charlotte Street at the corner of Tottenham Street in W1. It looks a bit more respectable these days.

bregl019n. All spruced up. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 02-05-2013)

Breaking Glass - The next gig at the local pub ends in a fight and the landlord refuses to pay. Unknown location.
Breaking Glass

bregl019a. The next gig at the local pub ends in a fight and the landlord refuses to pay. Unknown location.

Breaking Glass - The police take an interest in the band's activities. Whidborne Street, London.
Breaking Glass

bregl020. The police take an interest in the band's activities. Whidborne Street, London.

bregl020n. The same location now - Not a million miles away from Argyle Street where shots from 'The Ladykillers' were filmed.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-03-2013)

Breaking Glass - Kate eyes the police as the band load their van.
Breaking Glass

bregl021. Kate eyes the police as the band load their van.

bregl021n. Midhope House on Whidborne Street, London WC1.
(Modern Photo Added: 10-03-2013)

Breaking Glass - Through unidentified streets the band make their way to another gig . . . . .
Breaking Glass

bregl022. Through unidentified streets the band make their way to another gig . . . . .

Breaking Glass - . . . . and get stopped by the police. Barry Robins advises that this is Whidborne Street, facing away from Cromer Street towards Argyle Street, and he should know as he grew up in the area, attending the nearby Argyle School.
Breaking Glass

bregl023. . . . . and get stopped by the police. Barry Robins advises that this is Whidborne Street, facing away from Cromer Street towards Argyle Street, and he should know as he grew up in the area, attending the nearby Argyle School.

bregl023n. The tower of St. Pancras station is now obscured by trees.
(Modern Photo Added: 22-08-2017)

Breaking Glass - Breaking Glass play support to Gods Boys at The Music Machine. Formerly the Camden Theatre and currently known as Koko on Camden High Street NW1. The building is also seen in 'Smashing Time'.
Breaking Glass

bregl024. Breaking Glass play support to Gods Boys at The Music Machine. Formerly the Camden Theatre and currently known as Koko on Camden High Street NW1. The building is also seen in 'Smashing Time'.

bregl024n. The same location now.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-06-2013)

Breaking Glass - Concert goers outside the doors of The Music Machine. Camden High Street, London NW1.
Breaking Glass

bregl024a. Concert goers outside the doors of The Music Machine. Camden High Street, London NW1.

bregl024an. Well, there are three doors to choose from so . . . . .
(Modern Photo Added: 12-03-2013)

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