FILM : Sabotage
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Sabotage 1936 Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, Desmond Tester London
Director : Alfred Hitchcock   Production Company : Gaumont British Picture Corporation  Region : LONDON R-S

A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London.

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Sabotage - As the film opens, the lights of London burn brightly. Selfridges department store on Oxford Street W1.
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sabo001. As the film opens, the lights of London burn brightly. Selfridges department store on Oxford Street W1.

sabo001n. Peter managed an almost identical shot from the upper deck of a bus, in daylight. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 16-05-2016)

Sabotage - Passengers make their way from stranded trains at High Street Underground Station after a power cut caused by sabotage at the generating station. This is part of a huge set built for the film. John Doel advises that this set was in Northolt.
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sabo002. Passengers make their way from stranded trains at High Street Underground Station after a power cut caused by sabotage at the generating station. This is part of a huge set built for the film. John Doel advises that this set was in Northolt.

Sabotage - The lighting is restored just after Mr. Verloc slips into living quarters of his cinema on fictional Plouthorpe Road in London SE5. More of the studio set, which featured genuine London Transport trams and buses advises John Doel.
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sabo003. The lighting is restored just after Mr. Verloc slips into living quarters of his cinema on fictional Plouthorpe Road in London SE5. More of the studio set, which featured genuine London Transport trams and buses advises John Doel.

Sabotage - Detective Sergeant Ted Spencer (John Loder) works as a shop assistant whilst keeping an eye on Verloc and the cinema next door.
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sabo004. Detective Sergeant Ted Spencer (John Loder) works as a shop assistant whilst keeping an eye on Verloc and the cinema next door.

sabo004n. A closer view of the right side of the street from the Clapperboard Book of the Cinema by Leslie Halliwell, published by Harper Collins Distribution Services in 1975. ISBN-13: 978-0246108142 and their copyright.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2015)

Sabotage - Suspicious about being watched, Karl Verloc (Oscar Homolka) speaks with Ted Spencer.
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sabo005. Suspicious about being watched, Karl Verloc (Oscar Homolka) speaks with Ted Spencer.

Sabotage - The next day, Verloc makes his way to London Zoo to report back to his terrorist contact. The entrance to London Zoo on Outer Circle, Regent's Park NW1 also seen in 'Arabesque' and 'The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer'.
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sabo006. The next day, Verloc makes his way to London Zoo to report back to his terrorist contact. The entrance to London Zoo on Outer Circle, Regent's Park NW1 also seen in 'Arabesque' and 'The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer'.

sabo006n. Peter found that the Zoo still attracts visitors. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 22-04-2016)

Sabotage - Inside the Aquarium, the contact tells Verloc that he's disappointed that the newspapers mocked the power outage and tells him that his next act of sabotage must be more effective. The Aquarium at London Zoo, opened by King George V in 1924.
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sabo007. Inside the Aquarium, the contact tells Verloc that he's disappointed that the newspapers mocked the power outage and tells him that his next act of sabotage must be more effective. The Aquarium at London Zoo, opened by King George V in 1924.

Sabotage - Ted Spencer heads to meet Mrs. Verloc and her young brother Stevie. Facing east in Trafalgar Square WC2 with the South African High Commission in the background.
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sabo008. Ted Spencer heads to meet Mrs. Verloc and her young brother Stevie. Facing east in Trafalgar Square WC2 with the South African High Commission in the background.

sabo008n. Peter took this image of the same view, with added van!
(Modern Photo Added: 26-08-2015)

Sabotage - When Verloc becomes nervous, he asks Stevie to deliver two film canisters and a package to a cloak room under Piccadilly Circus and the young boy sets off.
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sabo009. When Verloc becomes nervous, he asks Stevie to deliver two film canisters and a package to a cloak room under Piccadilly Circus and the young boy sets off.

Sabotage - Stevie (Desmond Tester) is ushered from the path of the Lord Mayor's Procession.
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sabo010. Stevie (Desmond Tester) is ushered from the path of the Lord Mayor's Procession.

sabo010n. The State Coach passing the Royal Courts of Justice on the Strand, or at least a very large photo of the same! And all these tricks in the 1930's! You can fool all of the people some of the time, but you can't fool the Reel Streets crew.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-08-2015)

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