FILM : Daybreak
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Daybreak 1948 Ann Todd, Eric Portman, Maxwell Reed, Bill Owen, Edward Rigby, Maurice Denham Essex, Kent, London
Director : Compton Bennett   Production Company : Sydney Box Productions  Region : LONDON C-D,SOUTH EAST A-D

A hangman conceals his true identity when he falls in love and sets up home with his girl on a barge in the river Thames.

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Daybreak - Establishing shot of the prison where hangman Eddie Tribe (aka Mendover) is about to carry out the execution of Olaf. Wansdworth Prison, Heathfield Road, Wandsworth, London SW18.
Daybreak

dayb001. Establishing shot of the prison where hangman Eddie Tribe (aka Mendover) is about to carry out the execution of Olaf. Wansdworth Prison, Heathfield Road, Wandsworth, London SW18.

dayb001n. Taken from more central a view to avoid the parked cars. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 03-09-2017)

Daybreak - Whilst telling his story in flashback, Eddie Tribe (Eric Portman) walks from Paddington station. London W2.
Daybreak

dayb002. Whilst telling his story in flashback, Eddie Tribe (Eric Portman) walks from Paddington station. London W2.

dayb002n. Now from London Road. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 23-05-2013)

Daybreak - Eddie crosses Praed Street, London W2.
Daybreak

dayb003. Eddie crosses Praed Street, London W2.

dayb003n. Now. SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 23-05-2013)

Daybreak - Eddie and Frankie drive away from a Lex Garage incorporating a service station. This the Lex Garage on the corner of Pembridge Villas and Pembridge Place in London W11, located by Richard Lovejoy.
Daybreak

dayb004. Eddie and Frankie drive away from a Lex Garage incorporating a service station. This the Lex Garage on the corner of Pembridge Villas and Pembridge Place in London W11, located by Richard Lovejoy.

dayb004n. The same, less deco location. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 19-04-2017)

Daybreak - Panning from image dayb004. The pair head for Gravesend. RL identifies this as the Lex Garage at the corner of Pembridge Villas and Pembridge Place.
Daybreak

dayb005. Panning from image dayb004. The pair head for Gravesend. RL identifies this as the Lex Garage at the corner of Pembridge Villas and Pembridge Place.

dayb005n. Richard also provides this view of the same corner now, the garage having long since been demolished and replaced.
(Modern Photo Added: 19-04-2017)

Daybreak - Eddie and Frankie (Ann Todd) leave the Rialto Cinema.  Studio set or unknown location?
Daybreak

dayb006. Eddie and Frankie (Ann Todd) leave the Rialto Cinema. Studio set or unknown location?

Daybreak - The couple walk along in the rain.  Maybe a set but still unidentified.
Daybreak

dayb007. The couple walk along in the rain. Maybe a set but still unidentified.

Daybreak - Barber Eddie inherits his dead fathers barge business and returns to the boat that was his childhood home.  The name on the building is Manbre & Garton Ltd who were sugar refiners based on Manbre Road in Hammersmith W6.
Daybreak

dayb008. Barber Eddie inherits his dead fathers barge business and returns to the boat that was his childhood home. The name on the building is Manbre & Garton Ltd who were sugar refiners based on Manbre Road in Hammersmith W6.

Daybreak - Eddie and Frankie make the boat their home.  The River Thames at Hammersmith with St. Paul's church visible in the centre right distance. Location identified by Martin Botting who adds
Daybreak

dayb009. Eddie and Frankie make the boat their home. The River Thames at Hammersmith with St. Paul's church visible in the centre right distance. Location identified by Martin Botting who adds "The far wall is alongside Hammersmith Parish Vestry which was where the borough dumped household rubbish into open barges".

dayb009n. This modern image confirms the identification. Image taken from theatresonline.com with an unknown copyright.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-04-2015)

Daybreak - Eddie and Frankie watch as a decorated boat sails by. Martin advises that the boat is the ill fated Marchioness, which sank in August 1989 drowning 51 people. The disaster happened near Cannon Street Railway Bridge.
Daybreak

dayb010. Eddie and Frankie watch as a decorated boat sails by. Martin advises that the boat is the ill fated Marchioness, which sank in August 1989 drowning 51 people. The disaster happened near Cannon Street Railway Bridge.

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