FILM : Breakaway
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Breakaway 1955 Tom Conway, Michael Balfour, Honor Blackman, Brian Worth London
Director : Henry Cass   Production Company : CIPA  Region : LONDON A-B

A private eye is on the trail of a secret formula and a kidnapped girl.

Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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Breakaway [1956] [DVD]

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Breakaway - After discovering Duke speaking with Pat, Johnny Matlock (Brian Worth) makes his escape. Miller's Court now occupies the bakery site as a reminder of it's past use.
Breakaway

brkwy021. After discovering Duke speaking with Pat, Johnny Matlock (Brian Worth) makes his escape. Miller's Court now occupies the bakery site as a reminder of it's past use.

Breakaway - Pat (Freddie Mills) and Duke call to Johnny as they follow him from the boat. Chiswick Eyot lies in the River Thames to the right.
Breakaway

brkwy022. Pat (Freddie Mills) and Duke call to Johnny as they follow him from the boat. Chiswick Eyot lies in the River Thames to the right.

Breakaway - The two watch as Johnny drives away. Looking westward along Chiswick Mall in W4.
Breakaway

brkwy023. The two watch as Johnny drives away. Looking westward along Chiswick Mall in W4.

Breakaway - Webb (Bruce Seton) leaves the Crystal Jug Club after obtaining the roll of film that Paula has taken from Duke. Facing King Street from Westcroft Square in W6.
Breakaway

brkwy024. Webb (Bruce Seton) leaves the Crystal Jug Club after obtaining the roll of film that Paula has taken from Duke. Facing King Street from Westcroft Square in W6.

brkwy024n. Mark o'Neill happened to be near the scene and managed to take a series of "nows" for us. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-10-2017)

Breakaway - Having been sent to collect newspapers, Pat appears from the shop next door to see Webb drive off. Westcroft Square facing The White Hart public house on King Street.
Breakaway

brkwy025. Having been sent to collect newspapers, Pat appears from the shop next door to see Webb drive off. Westcroft Square facing The White Hart public house on King Street.

brkwy025n. Panning slightly to the left Mark captured this one. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-10-2017)

Breakaway - Pat goes back into the club. The doors of the Crystal Jug Club are the entrance to Westcroft Court on Westcroft Square.
Breakaway

brkwy026. Pat goes back into the club. The doors of the Crystal Jug Club are the entrance to Westcroft Court on Westcroft Square.

brkwy026n. Mark found that you cannot just push your way in now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-10-2017)

Breakaway - Johnny Matlock makes a run for it as Pat fights inside with Webb's Henchmen. Westcroft Court on Westcroft Square.
Breakaway

brkwy027. Johnny Matlock makes a run for it as Pat fights inside with Webb's Henchmen. Westcroft Court on Westcroft Square.

brkwy027n. It certainly looks a more respectable establishment now says Mark. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-10-2017)

Breakaway - The film's chase begins as the Henchmen race after Johnny. The corner of Westcroft Square and King Street W6. The Ritz cafe has retained it's name for over sixty years.
Breakaway

brkwy028. The film's chase begins as the Henchmen race after Johnny. The corner of Westcroft Square and King Street W6. The Ritz cafe has retained it's name for over sixty years.

brkwy028n. Mark found that it was not an area in which to start a car chase these days. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 06-10-2017)

Breakaway - Now, are we in Ealing, Hammersmith or somewhere else?
Breakaway

brkwy029. Now, are we in Ealing, Hammersmith or somewhere else?

Breakaway - The two cars speed through terraced streets.
Breakaway

brkwy030. The two cars speed through terraced streets.

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