FILM : Whistle Down The Wind
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Whistle Down The Wind 1961 Hayley Mills, Bernard Lee, Alan Bates, Norman Bird, Elsie Wagstaff, Diane Holgate, Alan Barnes. Bacup, Downham, Pendle Hill, Clitheroe, Burnley, Lancashire
Director : Bryan Forbes   Production Company : Rank / Allied Film / Beaver  Region : NORTH

Little Kathy discovers a man wanted for murder hiding in her family's barn. When she askes him who he was, he says Jesus Christ just before he goes unconscious. Kathy and her siblings are convinced that he is Jesus and try to hide him from grown-ups.

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Whistle Down The Wind - Nick Gilbey suspects that this is Burnley.
Whistle Down The Wind

wd021. Nick Gilbey suspects that this is Burnley.

Whistle Down The Wind - Nick Jay thinks that that this was Salthill Quarry in Clitheroe, however, Martin Wrigley advises that it's Bellmanpark Quarry, roughly where the Pimlico link road now cuts through it, with B. Dugdale's working one half of the site and Hanson Cement quarrying the other.
Whistle Down The Wind

wd022. Nick Jay thinks that that this was Salthill Quarry in Clitheroe, however, Martin Wrigley advises that it's Bellmanpark Quarry, roughly where the Pimlico link road now cuts through it, with B. Dugdale's working one half of the site and Hanson Cement quarrying the other.

Whistle Down The Wind - Bellmanpark Quarry or Salthill Quarry near Clitheroe in Lancashire.
Whistle Down The Wind

wd023. Bellmanpark Quarry or Salthill Quarry near Clitheroe in Lancashire.

Whistle Down The Wind - Churchyard.
Whistle Down The Wind

wd024. Churchyard.

wd024n. Now. Nick Gilbey found this one. The Cemetery, Waddington Road, Clitheroe. Thanks, well done.

Whistle Down The Wind - The Stable Cafe‚ at Townley Park, Todmorten Road, Burnley. John Slinger, Pendleton tells us. Thanks John.
Whistle Down The Wind

wd025. The Stable Cafe‚ at Townley Park, Todmorten Road, Burnley. John Slinger, Pendleton tells us. Thanks John.

Whistle Down The Wind - Same place.
Whistle Down The Wind

wd026. Same place.

Whistle Down The Wind - The playground that used to be in Barden Lane, Burnley says another Nick, Nick Jay. Will a photo prove it?
Whistle Down The Wind

wd027. The playground that used to be in Barden Lane, Burnley says another Nick, Nick Jay. Will a photo prove it?

wd027n. Now. Nick Gilbey suggests that this is the bridge over the railway line from Burnley to Colne. But the then pic doesn't have a pyramid on the end. MMMmmm?
(Modern Photo Added: 08-08-2011)

Whistle Down The Wind - Despite what the other Nick says, the new Nick, Jay, seems to disagree. But the buildings, spire and remaining chimney seem to confirm.
Whistle Down The Wind

wd028. Despite what the other Nick says, the new Nick, Jay, seems to disagree. But the buildings, spire and remaining chimney seem to confirm.

wd028n. Now. Nick says that this is the same area as pic 27. Look at the skyline, and believe.
(Modern Photo Added: 08-08-2011)

Whistle Down The Wind - Colliery, now gone.
Whistle Down The Wind

wd029. Colliery, now gone.

Whistle Down The Wind - Same wall as before.
Whistle Down The Wind

wd030. Same wall as before.

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