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Scorpio (1973) Wikipedia - Scorpio

A cold war spy drama with extensive location shooting in Vienna and Washington D.C. A lot of painful nostalgia. Burt Lancaster, who trained as a circus acrobat, performs all his own stunts in this movie.

Surveillance footage of an agent in London at Piccadilly circus
Surveillance footage of an agent in London at Piccadilly CircusWikipedia - .

Regent StreetWikipedia - is to the left running away behind the camera. Directly mid right of frame is the Statue of Eros fountain in the center of Piccadilly Circus. The opening seconds of The Ipcress File (1968) Wikipedia - follow an automobile from Piccadilly Street Wikipedia - (around to the right out of frame) through Piccadilly Circus and up Regent Street to the left out of frame running away behind the camera. There is also a scene in A Dandy in Aspic (1968) Wikipedia - A Dandy in Aspic which takes place at the Cafe de Paris Wikipedia - which is just across the road to the left, out of frame. "It is said..." by Londoners that if you stood in Piccadilly Circus long enough, the entire population of the world would pass by.

 

Piccadilly Circus in close-up

 

 

00:37:40 A Cross played by Burt Lancaster, the protagonistWikipedia - arrives in Vienna, he has to exchange his recognition code with this contact

»Spain was a long time ago« he says

»The best died there« responds his contact.

There were still veterans of the Spanish Civil WarWikipedia - alive at that time. During the Prague SpringWikipedia - of 1968, one of the members of the Czech government was arrested by KGBWikipedia - and having been split up from the other Czechs was being taken to Moscow. At one airfield he was being held in a guardroom when in walked a Russian Colonel with whom he had been in one of the International BrigadesWikipedia - in Spain in 1936. They recognised each other immediatly and embrased joyously.

Cross meets his contact in Vienna at the Shreyvogel Gasse
00:37:40 Cross meets his contact in Vienna at the Schreyvogel StraßeWikipedia - . In 1948 this location was used in The Third Man (1949) .

Schreyvogel Strasse
The Schreyvogel Straße

Schreyvogel Strasse

Schreyvogel Strasse

Schreyvogel Strasse

Schreyvogel Strasse

 

THE PRATER WHEEL - THE RIESENRADWikipedia - RiesenradWikipedia - Riesenrad

The Reisenrad

The Reisenrad

The Reisenrad

The Reisenrad

The Reisenrad

 

Vienna
A Zither Wikipedia - ZitherWikipedia - Zither , an instrument made world famous by is appearance in The Third Man (1949).

 

THE PALM HOUSE

Scorpio (1973) Vienna
The Palm House Wikipedia - The Palm House Wien

 

THE U-BAHN CONSTRUCTION SITE

Scene: Cross is chased through extensive U-Bahn construction sites.
Location: Karlsplatz & Stephansplatz

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Cross checks his Rolex
Cross checks his Rolex

 

 

+ SEE ALSO

The Third Man (1949)

 

+ EXTERNAL LINKS

Scorpio at the Internet Movie Car Database Link - Internet Movie Car Database

 

 

 

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