THE ZOO GANG, The Counterfeit Trap

Researched and compiled by Paul Stroud

All locations in Nice unless otherwise stated

Please help find the Missing Locations for this episode

Rue de France

as seen from 29 Prom. des Anglais

Tommy watches from his hotel window


Koudou, Promenade des Anglais

Steve and Alec make their way to the roof of the hotel.
Promenade des Anglais

Manouche walks past the Villa Prat and towards the car park where she makes a phone call and then plants a bomb
This whole sequence is filmed at this car park and on the hotel roof.


Quai Numero 1, Port Pierre Canto, Cannes

Charles Gautier throws a birthday party for his wife, Brigitte
Later, saying good-bye to Brigitte

Adjacent building best seen from north

Château Sainte-Anne

Redeveloped  area is now appartment blocks

Avenue Fabron

Alec drives away from the house, while a gendarme recognises the vehicle involved in the shooting of a policeman.


Quai des États Unis
Steve and Tommy begin their journey to collect Alec who has to dump the car he is driving.

Avenue Jean Monet, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Steve and Tommy approach a junction from  Avenue Jean Monnet on the way to Alec.

Junction at Gourdon

Steve and Tommy give way to police cars at a junction.
Located mainly by the road signs. The area has been developed, now the site of a few restaurants.

Route de Caussols, Gourdon

Alec drives Carlo and Nico’s car along a cliff road.


Route de Caussols, Gourdon

Alec is caught by the police as he tries to dump Carlo and Nico’s car with their bodies in the boot.

Avenue Félix Faure

News stand, looking towards Avenue de Verdun

Place Masséna

Public checking banknotes by the fountain


Promenade des Anglais

Public checking banknotes

Port de Plaisance, Beaulieu-sur-Mer

Raoul realises the payment for the gold was with counterfeit notes, and runs to the boat to tell Sabot.


38, Rue Droite

Steve, dressed as a Gendarme, intimidates Duchet at his restaurant.

Duchet’s car is parked in Rue Place Vieille
Restaurant Acchiardo is still at the same site


Place Grimaldi, Cagnes-sur-Mer

Tommy returns home to find his home has been trashed.

This is better at establishing 6:58 in Mindless Murder.

Rue du Piolet, Cagnes-sur-Mer

Manouche drives through the streets of Cagnes to the Place du Château to meet Tommy who is already at Steve’s place.


F2: East Burnham House, Thompkins Lane, Burnham (destroyed by fire in 1977) - Identified by Geoff Dodd, July 2021

Manouche and Tommy visit Charles Gautier at his new house

Missing Locations


Raoul swims to shore from Sabot’s yacht, and hands the stolen gold to the waiting Carlo and Nico.

After Carlo and Nico are waved through the scene of an accident, a policeman notices the loose licence plate.


The policeman follows Carlo and Nico around a road by a working quarry. 


Carlo and Nico stop the car and shoot the policeman.

Police vehicles in the area give chase

Two motorcycle policemen emerge from a hillside village.

The home of Charles and Brigitte Gautier's “villa in Nice”


Steve is taken to Sabot’s yacht off the Côte d’Azur

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