FILM : Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) 1978 Michael McVey, Pheona McLellan, Patrick Troughton, Jeff Rawle, Ronnie Brody, Sorcha Cusack Berkshire
Director : Jan Darnley-Smith   Production Company : Eyeline Films  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L

Two children discover an inventor who has built a time machine.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson.

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Children's Film Foundation Collection: Weird Adventures (The Boy Who Turned Yellow | The Monster of Highgate Pond | A Hitch in Time) [DVD]

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Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - On their way to school, Paul Gibson (Michael McVey) and Fiona Hatton-Jones (Pheona McLellan) pass the local castle. Donnington Castle, Donnington near Newbury, Berkshire.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti001. On their way to school, Paul Gibson (Michael McVey) and Fiona Hatton-Jones (Pheona McLellan) pass the local castle. Donnington Castle, Donnington near Newbury, Berkshire.

hitti001n. Robin Wareham had a really productive visit to Donnington as witnessed by the following shots. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-04-2016)

Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - A crash and cries for help are heard as they approach the entrance. Donnington Castle on Castle Lane, Donnington.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti002. A crash and cries for help are heard as they approach the entrance. Donnington Castle on Castle Lane, Donnington.

hitti002n. Fortunately for Robin there were no cries to distract from the purpose of the visit. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-04-2016)

Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - Grandpa Hatton-Jones (Ronnie Brody) surveys his garden.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti003. Grandpa Hatton-Jones (Ronnie Brody) surveys his garden.

Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - After lunch, Paul calls for Fiona and they return to the castle.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti004. After lunch, Paul calls for Fiona and they return to the castle.

Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - The two children run towards the castle where Professor Wagstaff is making adjustments to his invention . . . . a time machine. Donnington Castle on Castle Lane, Donnington near Newbury, Berkshire.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti005. The two children run towards the castle where Professor Wagstaff is making adjustments to his invention . . . . a time machine. Donnington Castle on Castle Lane, Donnington near Newbury, Berkshire.

hitti005n. A clearer picture from Robin. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-04-2016)

Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - Paul and Fiona return to school after a journey through time.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti006. Paul and Fiona return to school after a journey through time.

Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - The pair discover that instead of returning to school in the afternoon, they are reliving the morning.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti007. The pair discover that instead of returning to school in the afternoon, they are reliving the morning.

Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - When another journey through time is cut short, Paul and Fiona find a newspaper carrying headlines about the Queen's Coronation in 1953. Donnington Castle near Newbury in Berkshire.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti008. When another journey through time is cut short, Paul and Fiona find a newspaper carrying headlines about the Queen's Coronation in 1953. Donnington Castle near Newbury in Berkshire.

hitti008n. Robin finds it litter free. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 01-04-2016)

Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - Still dressed in medieval clothing, the two head to school where they meet a younger version of teacher Sniffy Kemp.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti009. Still dressed in medieval clothing, the two head to school where they meet a younger version of teacher Sniffy Kemp.

Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation) - When he finds out Fiona's name, the Headmaster returns the pair to Mr. Hatton-Jones.
Hitch in Time, A (Children's Film Foundation)

hitti010. When he finds out Fiona's name, the Headmaster returns the pair to Mr. Hatton-Jones.

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