FILM : Guinea Pig, The
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Guinea Pig, The 1948 Richard Attenborough, Sheila Sim, Bernard Miles, Cecil Trouncer, Robert Flemyng, Edith Sharpe, Joan Hickson Dorset
Director : Roy Boulting   Production Company : Pilgrim Pictures, Boulting Brothers  Region : SOUTH WEST

A working-class boy has difficulty fitting in after being granted a public school scholarship as part of a post-war experiment to bring boys of different social classes together.

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Guinea Pig, The - The film opens with views of Saintbury School. The south aspect of the Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Court in Sherborne, Dorset.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi001. The film opens with views of Saintbury School. The south aspect of the Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Court in Sherborne, Dorset.

Guinea Pig, The - The camera tilts and pans to find Jack Read (Richard Attenborough) looking up at the statue of King Henry VIII before the titles roll. In reality, he's facing the Digby Memorial in front of Sherborne Abbey.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi002. The camera tilts and pans to find Jack Read (Richard Attenborough) looking up at the statue of King Henry VIII before the titles roll. In reality, he's facing the Digby Memorial in front of Sherborne Abbey.

Guinea Pig, The - The train from London arrives at fictional Saintbury station in Hampshire. Facing the level crossing and signalbox at Sherborne station in Dorset. In 1960 the signalbox was replaced by another on the opposite side of the line.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi003. The train from London arrives at fictional Saintbury station in Hampshire. Facing the level crossing and signalbox at Sherborne station in Dorset. In 1960 the signalbox was replaced by another on the opposite side of the line.

Guinea Pig, The - On the platform, Peck (Hay Petrie) waits to unload the pupils' luggage. Sherborne station on Station Road, Sherborne.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi004. On the platform, Peck (Hay Petrie) waits to unload the pupils' luggage. Sherborne station on Station Road, Sherborne.

Guinea Pig, The - Doors begin to swing open as the train comes to a stand. Looking towards the north-east from the Down platform at Sherborne station.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi005. Doors begin to swing open as the train comes to a stand. Looking towards the north-east from the Down platform at Sherborne station.

Guinea Pig, The - Jack Read, the son of a Walthamstow tobacconist, walks from the station. Outside Sherborne station on Station Road.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi006. Jack Read, the son of a Walthamstow tobacconist, walks from the station. Outside Sherborne station on Station Road.

Guinea Pig, The - The 14-year-old looks towards Saintbury School. The view of Sherborne Abbey from Station Road.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi007. The 14-year-old looks towards Saintbury School. The view of Sherborne Abbey from Station Road.

Guinea Pig, The - On his way through town, Jack asks Nigel Lorraine (Robert Flemyng) for directions. Long Street in Sherborne.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi008. On his way through town, Jack asks Nigel Lorraine (Robert Flemyng) for directions. Long Street in Sherborne.

Guinea Pig, The - When Nigel explains that he's a house tutor, the two walk to the school together. Looking out onto Abbey Road from the entrance of Sherborne School with Hospital Lane to the right.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi009. When Nigel explains that he's a house tutor, the two walk to the school together. Looking out onto Abbey Road from the entrance of Sherborne School with Hospital Lane to the right.

Guinea Pig, The - The tutor walks with Jack into Cloisters House where he meets Mr. Hartley, the Housemaster.
Guinea Pig, The

guipi010. The tutor walks with Jack into Cloisters House where he meets Mr. Hartley, the Housemaster.

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