Alastair Sim, Bill Travers, Norah Gorsen, Molly Urquhart, Francis de Wolff, Jack Radcliffe, Brian Reece, Raymond Huntley, Stanley Baxter, Paul Young
The Trossachs in Stirling
Director : Frank Launder Production Company : Individual Pictures Region : SCOTLAND
A young Scottish boy applies for a mail-order body building course, successfully gaining both height and strength. At the age of 21, he displays a talent for hammer-throwing, and is selected to represent Britain in the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia.
Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.
Also known as Wee Geordie (US Title)
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geor001. Establishing shot looking over Loch Voil from the hill to the north of Balquhidder, Stirling, Scotland. Many of the locations in this film have been identified by the Scotland: the Movie Location Guide web site.
geor002. Panning shot from the first image showing the area where Geordie MacTaggart lives with the River Balvag to the left.
geor003. A young Geordie MacTaggart (Paul Young) runs towards the school house. Unknown location.
geor004. After school, wee Geordie runs to find his friend Jean. Unidentified location.
geor004a. Geordie arrives home late. The cottage was located in Loch Ard Forest near Aberfoyle, Stirling.
geor005. After years of working on a body building correspondence course, a much larger Geordie (Bill Travers) speaks with Jean (Norah Gorsen) as she turns to leave. Unidentified location.
geor006. The MacTaggart's cottage in the Loch Ard Forest near Aberfoyle.
geor007. The funeral of Geordie's father takes place at Balquhidder Church. The building is now in ruins.
geor008. Geordie goes to see The Laird. Duchray Castle near Aberfoyle.
geor009. Geordie competes in the Highland Games. Aberfoyle School, Lochard Road, Aberfoyle.