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 shots 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
Puppet on a Chain

poac001. Schipol Airport

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

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.
Puppet on a Chain

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.
Puppet on a Chain

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.
Puppet on a Chain

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.
Puppet on a Chain

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
Puppet on a Chain

poac007. Dam Square, Amsterdam

poac007n. Dam Square looking towards the south side. Image copyright Google Maps.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-04-2012)

Puppet on a Chain - Paul on Pieter Jacobsz Straat.
Puppet on a Chain

poac008. Paul on Pieter Jacobsz Straat.

poac008n. Pieter Jacobszstraat by Rokin, Amsterdam. Now identified by Google and NR (Neil) and PW's suspicions (poac009) were bang on.
(Modern Photo Added: 26-04-2012)

Puppet on a Chain - Possibly Pieter Jacobsz Straat or similar street leading onto Oudezijds Voorburgwal behind the camera.
Puppet on a Chain

poac009. Possibly Pieter Jacobsz Straat or similar street leading onto Oudezijds Voorburgwal behind the camera.

poac009n. Sint Jansstraat by Ouedezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam. I could only get this angle. But it shows the corner shop detail just into the narrow street. NR/Google
(Modern Photo Added: 26-04-2012)

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

poac010. Paul passes the Stadhuis Garage on Oudezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam.

poac010n. The same building. Image copyright Google Maps.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-04-2012)

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