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Offline Motormouse

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Thornhill Colliery
« on: May 30, 2013, 09:27:34 AM »
I found this about Thornhill Colliery regarding Follyfoot filming, go down the page to No.11

http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/1371461/index.html

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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2013, 10:14:19 AM »
Nice find Motormouse!  :)
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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2013, 11:36:53 AM »
Thornhill Colliery in North Yorkshire provides one of the studio backgrounds for the TV children's serial Follyfoot. From Screenonline Mining Review: 25th Year (1971-72)

Thanks Motormouse  >41< As it's just facts I've copied it in case the link ever disappears  :)

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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2013, 12:55:49 PM »

Thank you Motormouse for another wonderful find.

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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2013, 01:05:58 PM »
Excellent - cheers Motormouse  >94<


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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2013, 07:49:35 PM »
Really good find, Motormouse  :)

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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2015, 11:27:33 AM »
Our Super Sleuth Motormouse has found this clip on You Tube about filming of The Innocents at Thornhill Colliery. It's the first 3 minutes or so and you see Jane Royston leading a pony out of a horsebox and Gillian and Steve filming   >39<

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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2015, 01:23:29 PM »


 >39< Motormouse. Interesting to note that the shot above that we didn't think was at the pit is described as a chase over
the colliery tip.


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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2015, 01:53:59 PM »
Good stuff Sherlock Motormouse    >41<


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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2015, 06:07:05 PM »
Quote
Interesting to note that the shot above that we didn't think was at the pit is described as a chase over
the colliery tip.

Yes I noticed that  8) I was looking for that other building we thought might be somewhere else. Didin't see it though so maybe it was  >48<

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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2015, 06:33:27 PM »
Excellent find Motormouse  8)
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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2015, 07:10:54 PM »
Yes I noticed that  8) I was looking for that other building we thought might be somewhere else. Didin't see it though so maybe it was  >48<

Can't see it either Jane although the clothes Dora wears in all the video of Thornhill are the same and similar to what she's wearing in this shot

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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2015, 09:49:55 PM »
I think if you look carefully by Kennedy’s catering truck at the side door that is open it looks like Steve and Gillian are standing there, trust the catering truck to draw a crowd.

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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2015, 10:06:45 PM »
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Yes I think you're right Motormouse
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Re: Thornhill Colliery
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2015, 12:05:37 AM »
Steve's 'clapperboard' shot must have been a head and shoulders one as he's holding a cigarette in his hand.   >104<


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