FILM : Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)
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Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) 1972 Mark Dightam, Robert Eddison, Helen Weir, Brian Worth London
Director : Michael Powell   Production Company : Children's Film Foundation  Region : LONDON A-B

A day dreaming schoolboy is sent out of class for not paying attention during a lesson on electricity, but on the tube journey home everyone is suddenly turned yellow.

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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Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Outside the school that John Saunders and his friends attend, a sign warns parents not to drive into the grounds.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty001. Outside the school that John Saunders and his friends attend, a sign warns parents not to drive into the grounds.

Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - A driver ignores the sign as pupils follow the car.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty002. A driver ignores the sign as pupils follow the car.

Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - On a school visit to the Tower of London, John Saunders (Mark Dightam) gets his pet mouse Alice out of her box as he walks with his friend Munro (Lem Dobbs). Tower Green within the Tower of London EC3.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty003. On a school visit to the Tower of London, John Saunders (Mark Dightam) gets his pet mouse Alice out of her box as he walks with his friend Munro (Lem Dobbs). Tower Green within the Tower of London EC3.

bwty003n. Peter found that the cannons have been relocated.
(Modern Photo Added: 26-09-2015)

Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - John hands Munro the mouse's box when he realises that Alice has escaped. The south-east corner of the Inner Ward with the White Tower visible in the right distance.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty004. John hands Munro the mouse's box when he realises that Alice has escaped. The south-east corner of the Inner Ward with the White Tower visible in the right distance.

bwty004n. Taken from a higher position but showing the background wall, Peter came across this shot hiding in his camera.
(Modern Photo Added: 02-10-2015)

Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Munro looks back for John as the Teacher (Laurence Carter) counts his pupils as they leave the Tower. Through the archway leading to Tower Wharf stands Tower Bridge.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty005. Munro looks back for John as the Teacher (Laurence Carter) counts his pupils as they leave the Tower. Through the archway leading to Tower Wharf stands Tower Bridge.

Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - Back at school, John is sent home after falling asleep in class.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty006. Back at school, John is sent home after falling asleep in class.

Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - The youngster enters the platform at Chalk Farm station to catch the train home. The disused Aldwych branch platform at Holborn station in London WC2, also seen in 'Tube Tales', 'The Gentle Gunman' and 'Piccadilly Third Stop'.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty007. The youngster enters the platform at Chalk Farm station to catch the train home. The disused Aldwych branch platform at Holborn station in London WC2, also seen in 'Tube Tales', 'The Gentle Gunman' and 'Piccadilly Third Stop'.

Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - On the journey, John, a fellow passenger and the train are inexplicably turned yellow. The disused Aldwych branch platform at Holborn station once again.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty008. On the journey, John, a fellow passenger and the train are inexplicably turned yellow. The disused Aldwych branch platform at Holborn station once again.

Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - A shocked John runs from the station as passers by watch in amazement. The junction of Heath Street, Holly Hill and Hampstead High Street in NW3.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty009. A shocked John runs from the station as passers by watch in amazement. The junction of Heath Street, Holly Hill and Hampstead High Street in NW3.

bwty009n. Nothing so exciting for Peter to capture. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 19-05-2016)

Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation) - John speeds towards Hampstead Heath, knocking a Delivery Boy off his cycle on the way. Flask Walk in Hampstead, just along from a scene shot for 'Smashing Time'.
Boy Who Turned Yellow, The (Children's Film Foundation)

bwty010. John speeds towards Hampstead Heath, knocking a Delivery Boy off his cycle on the way. Flask Walk in Hampstead, just along from a scene shot for 'Smashing Time'.

bwty010n. Whilst in Hampstead Peter sped to the same location only to find street clutter has accumulated. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 19-05-2016)

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