FILM : Puppet on a Chain
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Puppet on a Chain 1971 Sven-Bertil Taube, Barbara Parkins, Alexander Knox, Patrick Allen, Vladek Sheybal, Ania Marson London, Noord-Brabant, Noord-Holland (Netherlands)
Director : Geoffrey Reeve   Production Company : Big City  Region : LONDON O-Q,REST OF THE WORLD

Following a triple professional hit a U.S. agent arrives in Amsterdam to investigate a heroin smuggling ring. He finds a city rife with drugs and a police force unable or unwilling to do much about it. With his incognito female fellow agent the American is soon stirring things up.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

Screen captures 038 to 060 together with and "Now" shots provided by Neil Rigby and uploaded by Richard Lovejoy.

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Puppet on a Chain - Schipol Airport. With so much rebuilding, this shot could be very difficult to recreate.
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poac001. Schipol Airport. With so much rebuilding, this shot could be very difficult to recreate.

Puppet on a Chain - Inspector Van Gelder (Patrick Allen) briefs Paul Sherman.
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poac002. Inspector Van Gelder (Patrick Allen) briefs Paul Sherman.

poac002n. Binnen Wieringerstraat by Brouwersgracht, Amsterdam. "This is the only angle I could get on streetview to show the building design and features." Well done, Neil Rigby.
(Modern Photo Added: 25-04-2012)

Puppet on a Chain - Paul (Sven-Bertil Taube) arrives at a hotel on Nieuwe Doelenstraat with the tower of The Zuiderkerk top left.
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poac003. Paul (Sven-Bertil Taube) arrives at a hotel on Nieuwe Doelenstraat with the tower of The Zuiderkerk top left.

poac003n. Similar viewpoint. Image copyright Google Maps.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-04-2012)

Puppet on a Chain - Halvemaansbrug, looking to Amstel, Amsterdam.
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poac004. Halvemaansbrug, looking to Amstel, Amsterdam.

poac004n. The film footage must have been taken from an elevated position to show the bridge shape. NR/Google
(Modern Photo Added: 28-04-2012)

Puppet on a Chain - Closer view of the hotel entrance.
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poac005. Closer view of the hotel entrance.

poac005n. Now known as Nh Doelen Hotel. Image copyright Google Maps.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-04-2012)

Puppet on a Chain - The Assassin (Peter Hutchins) sets off from the hotel in persuit of Paul.
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poac006. The Assassin (Peter Hutchins) sets off from the hotel in persuit of Paul.

poac006n. The corner of Staalstraat, Kloveniersburgwal and Nieuwe Doelenstraat. Image copyright Google Maps.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-04-2012)

Puppet on a Chain - Dam Square, Amsterdam 1012 with Rokin to the top right.
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poac007. Dam Square, Amsterdam 1012 with Rokin to the top right.

poac007n. Dam Square looking towards the south side from ground level. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-10-2017)

Puppet on a Chain - Paul on Pieter Jacobsz Straat. Looking from Rokin adds Neil Rigby as he confirms PW's suspicions.
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poac008. Paul on Pieter Jacobsz Straat. Looking from Rokin adds Neil Rigby as he confirms PW's suspicions.

poac008n. Bring on the roadworks and scaffolding! Hans who works at Café In 't Aepjen on Zeedijk aided arrival at the correct location. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-10-2017)

Puppet on a Chain - Sint Jansstraat leading onto Oudezijds Voorburgwal behind the camera. Location identified by Neil Rigby.
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poac009. Sint Jansstraat leading onto Oudezijds Voorburgwal behind the camera. Location identified by Neil Rigby.

poac009n. And here's the proof. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-10-2017)

Puppet on a Chain - Paul passes the Stadhuis Garage on Oudezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam.
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poac010. Paul passes the Stadhuis Garage on Oudezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam.

poac010n. The same buildings. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 17-10-2017)

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