FILM : Family Way, The
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Family Way, The 1966 Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills, Marjorie Rhodes, Barry Foster Berkshire, Greater Manchester
Director : Roy Boulting   Production Company : Jambox  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L,NORTH

A compassionate look at the troubles of newlyweds Jenny and Arthur. Living with Arthur's parents proves difficult and is putting pressure on their marriage.

Screen shots and and uncredited 'now' images uploaded by Phil Wilkinson with additional captures from Dave Evans.

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Family Way, The - The morning after the wedding dawns.
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fw008a. The morning after the wedding dawns.

fw008an. This longshot is from Dave Evans and shows Bolton looking towards the Moors. The Winter Hill TV mast is slightly to the left in the screen capture. Bolton school can be seen in both images. As a matter of interest, models of the two high-rise flats in the foreground are on the Housing Officers desk when the newly weds go to apply for a Council House.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2014)

Family Way, The - Ezra Fitton (John Mills) walks to work along Church Street at the junction with Sparth Bottoms Road, Rochdale.
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fw009. Ezra Fitton (John Mills) walks to work along Church Street at the junction with Sparth Bottoms Road, Rochdale.

fw009n. The nearest possible now shot due to demolition, undergrowth and redevelopment. The lorry is standing along the line of what was Church Street.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-09-2012)

Family Way, The - Ezra reaches the main gate of the gas works. Jason Brewer identifies this as Bolton Gas Works on Gas Street, Bolton and Paul Weir adds that the long forgotten road name is Cromwell Street.
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fw010. Ezra reaches the main gate of the gas works. Jason Brewer identifies this as Bolton Gas Works on Gas Street, Bolton and Paul Weir adds that the long forgotten road name is Cromwell Street.

fw010n. And here is stands - the gas holder in the screen shot has gone but part of the wall still exists, albeit lower than originally built.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-09-2012)

Family Way, The - Arthur and Jenny arrive in town to go on their honeymoon.
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fw011. Arthur and Jenny arrive in town to go on their honeymoon.

fw011n. Victoria Square, Bolton with Bolton Town Hall in the background.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-09-2012)

Family Way, The - The travel agency has closed and the owner has disappeared with all the money.  No honeymoon for Arthur and Jenny.
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fw012. The travel agency has closed and the owner has disappeared with all the money. No honeymoon for Arthur and Jenny.

fw012n. The location still has a travel agency. Victoria Square, Bolton.
(Modern Photo Added: 27-09-2012)

Family Way, The - The Fitton's home. St. Albans Terrace, Rochdale. Dave Evans adds
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fw013. The Fitton's home. St. Albans Terrace, Rochdale. Dave Evans adds "the back of the house, including the back yard was in Wheatfield Street, Bolton. What seemed too be one House was in fact two houses in different towns."

fw013n. St. Albans Terrace near the Manchester Road end of Sparth Bottoms Road, Rochdale. Image originally uploaded 27/09/2012.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-02-2014)

Family Way, The - Geoffrey takes Jenny motorcycle scrambling. Dave Evans identifies this as Smiths Road.
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fw013a. Geoffrey takes Jenny motorcycle scrambling. Dave Evans identifies this as Smiths Road.

fw013an. Smiths Road, Bolton now. Image from dave Evans.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2014)

Family Way, The - The scrambling gets under way. Filmed on waste ground between Hall Lane, Moses Gate, Farnworth (Goes to Little Lever) and Smiths Road, Bolton (Goes to Darcy Lever). The backs of the houses in the distance are in fact Starcliffe Street, Moses Gate. Located by Dave Evans.
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fw014. The scrambling gets under way. Filmed on waste ground between Hall Lane, Moses Gate, Farnworth (Goes to Little Lever) and Smiths Road, Bolton (Goes to Darcy Lever). The backs of the houses in the distance are in fact Starcliffe Street, Moses Gate. Located by Dave Evans.

fw014n. This is Bull Hill which became a landfill site around 20 years ago. Picture by Dave.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2014)

Family Way, The - Arthurs boss, Joe Thompson (Barry Foster) leaves the projection room of the cinema.  The Slough History On Line website mentions that this is The Ambassador Cinema.  The building stood at the  corner of Farnham Road and Essex Avenue, Slough.
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fw014a. Arthurs boss, Joe Thompson (Barry Foster) leaves the projection room of the cinema. The Slough History On Line website mentions that this is The Ambassador Cinema. The building stood at the corner of Farnham Road and Essex Avenue, Slough.

Family Way, The - After Jenny meets her husband from work, the couple discuss their predicament on the way home.
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fw014b. After Jenny meets her husband from work, the couple discuss their predicament on the way home.

fw014bn. The steps of Bolton Town Hall now by Dave Evans.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-02-2014)

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