FILM : Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) 1945 John Mills, Michael Redgrave, Stanley Holloway, Rene' Asherton, Bill Owen, David Tomlinson, Felix Aylmer North Yorkshire
Director : Anthony Asquith   Production Company : Two Cities Films  Region : NORTH

WWII and the difficulties experienced by air-crew and their families

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The Way To The Stars [1945] [DVD]

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Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - An airfield, could it be RAF Catterick in Yorkshire? No, identified by Stevie of the Airfield Research Group as Catterick and the tower of the 1959/34 'fort' type. (RL)
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws001. An airfield, could it be RAF Catterick in Yorkshire? No, identified by Stevie of the Airfield Research Group as Catterick and the tower of the 1959/34 'fort' type. (RL)

Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - Sheds, billets, RAF Catterick? Catterick indeed, says Stevie of the ARG. (RL)
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws001b. Sheds, billets, RAF Catterick? Catterick indeed, says Stevie of the ARG. (RL)

Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - Long shot. Stevie of the ARG identifies the tower as a 1959/34 'fort' type at Catterick. (RL)
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws001c. Long shot. Stevie of the ARG identifies the tower as a 1959/34 'fort' type at Catterick. (RL)

Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - Is this Northallerton, Yorkshire? No, Bedale.
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws002. Is this Northallerton, Yorkshire? No, Bedale.

Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - Is this the same street in the other direction?
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws002a. Is this the same street in the other direction?

Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - Milk in wide throated bottles. Not seen those in 40 years!
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws002b. Milk in wide throated bottles. Not seen those in 40 years!

Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - Back at Catterick?
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws003. Back at Catterick?

ws003n. Yes indeed back at Catterick, confirmed by this Google shot from Chris Mort, a very good angle too! (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-06-2015)

Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - Northallerton again? Same as 002.
Northallerton High Street, looking south, according to Google Earth and Kim Rennie.
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws004. Northallerton again? Same as 002. Northallerton High Street, looking south, according to Google Earth and Kim Rennie.

ws004n. But no, Bedale High Street found by Jon Richardson.
(Modern Photo Added: 16-11-2011)

Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - A pan to the right.
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws004a. A pan to the right.

Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds) - Continuing right. http://www.golden-lion-hotel.co.uk/ Pub visible to right of shot, Kim Rennie
Way To The Stars, The (aka Johnny in the Clouds)

ws004b. Continuing right. http://www.golden-lion-hotel.co.uk/ Pub visible to right of shot, Kim Rennie

ws004bn. Chris Mort seized a reminder of his weekend in Yorkshire and a night at the Golden Lion for the benefit of Reelstreets. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 12-07-2016)

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