FILM : Checkpoint
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Checkpoint 1956 Stanley Baker, Anthony Steel, James Robertson Justice, Odile Versois, Maurice Denham, Michael Medwin London, Toscana (Italy)
Director : Ralph Thomas   Production Company : The Rank Organisation  Region : LONDON C-D,ITALY

A Tycoon sends an industrial spy to Italy in search of new motor racing car designs.

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Checkpoint [DVD]

David Rawsthorn has brought to our attention some interesting information regarding the factory scenes that appear in this film. They formed part of a Blog in November 2014 and can be read by clicking here.

If you have any information regarding this film, any of the stills, or even better, some NOW shots please click here.

We are always looking for more help with identifying these filming locations and would be grateful for any positive identifications, snippets or references you can offer about these movie making locations.
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Checkpoint - Millbank, London, ex ICI building now MI5 or 6. The Constant Husband, Rex Harrison also used to work here, and Hardy Cruger, Blind Date, came out of the Tate Gallery, almost next door.
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ce001a. Millbank, London, ex ICI building now MI5 or 6. The Constant Husband, Rex Harrison also used to work here, and Hardy Cruger, Blind Date, came out of the Tate Gallery, almost next door.

ce001an. Now. Thames House, headquarters of MI5, since 1994.

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ce001bn. Now, Gerry Hamden gets a fiver for this because we all recognised the place, didn't we.

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ce001c. 

ce001cn. Now. The building is grade II listed. SJ.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-12-2008)

Checkpoint - A villa, probably near Firenze, which the Brits often call Florence. But which Villa?
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ce002a. A villa, probably near Firenze, which the Brits often call Florence. But which Villa?

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ce002b. 

Checkpoint - Probably Florence.
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ce003. Probably Florence.

Checkpoint - Probably London, is it the same mews that appeared in Fallen Idol?
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ce004. Probably London, is it the same mews that appeared in Fallen Idol?

Checkpoint - Ponte Vecchio, the bridge over the Arno River, in Florence.
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ce005. Ponte Vecchio, the bridge over the Arno River, in Florence.

ce005n. The same location now. (PW)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-09-2014)

Checkpoint - Main Square, Firenze, the David statue in the background.
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ce006a. Main Square, Firenze, the David statue in the background.

ce006an. Firenze, Toscana, Italia, or, for the Europhobes amongst you Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Piazza della Signoria, Lord's Square. Well spotted and snapped by our roving sleuth, Neal Winfield, thanks to him.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2008)

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ce006b. 

ce006bn. Now. Pic by Neal.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2008)

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