FILM : Hindle Wakes (1952)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Hindle Wakes (1952) 1952 Lisa Daniely, Brian Worth, Leslie Dwyer, Michael Medwin, Joan Hickson County Conwy (Wales), Lancashire
Director : Arthur Crabtree   Production Company : William Gell Productions, Monarch Productions Limited  Region : NORTH,WALES

During 'wakes week', a Lancashire mill girl has an illicit adventure with the owner's son. The fourth film version of a, once controversial, Stanley Houghton play.

Screen captures uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill.

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Hindle Wakes (1952) - An establishing shot of fictional Hindle in Lancashire. Unidentified location.
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa101. An establishing shot of fictional Hindle in Lancashire. Unidentified location.

Hindle Wakes (1952) - Paradise Street, Hindle. Home of the Hawthorn and Hollins families. David Hilton recognised Gilbert Street, Preston in Lancashire.
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa102. Paradise Street, Hindle. Home of the Hawthorn and Hollins families. David Hilton recognised Gilbert Street, Preston in Lancashire.

Hindle Wakes (1952) - Nathaniel Jeffcote (Ronald Adam) leaves his mansion to be driven to the mill that he owns. Unidentified location.
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa103. Nathaniel Jeffcote (Ronald Adam) leaves his mansion to be driven to the mill that he owns. Unidentified location.

Hindle Wakes (1952) - With her suitcase packed for a quick getaway after work, Jenny Hawthorn (Lisa Daniely) leaves home and calls next door for Mary Hollins. David Hilton was there and watched filming take place as he lived in nearby Sergeant Street. David adds
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa104. With her suitcase packed for a quick getaway after work, Jenny Hawthorn (Lisa Daniely) leaves home and calls next door for Mary Hollins. David Hilton was there and watched filming take place as he lived in nearby Sergeant Street. David adds "I'd just returned from holiday in Cleveleys near Blackpool where I saw a scene being shot at an ice cream van on Blackpool promenade".

Hindle Wakes (1952) - Jenny and her friend Mary Hollins (Sandra Dorne) head to the mill. Gilbert Street in Preston with New Hall Lane Mill in the distance identified by David Hilton.
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa105. Jenny and her friend Mary Hollins (Sandra Dorne) head to the mill. Gilbert Street in Preston with New Hall Lane Mill in the distance identified by David Hilton.

Hindle Wakes (1952) - The workers arrive for their last shift before the holiday. Horrockses Factory Gate on Stanley Street, Preston, Lancashire identified by Paul D. Swarbrick.
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa106. The workers arrive for their last shift before the holiday. Horrockses Factory Gate on Stanley Street, Preston, Lancashire identified by Paul D. Swarbrick.

Hindle Wakes (1952) - Jenny and Mary pass through the mill's gates. Looking out through the gateway of Horrockses onto Stanley Street, Preston found by Preston expert, Paul D. Swarbrick. And in the background stands the spire of the now deconsecrated St. Mary's Church.
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa107. Jenny and Mary pass through the mill's gates. Looking out through the gateway of Horrockses onto Stanley Street, Preston found by Preston expert, Paul D. Swarbrick. And in the background stands the spire of the now deconsecrated St. Mary's Church.

Hindle Wakes (1952) - Last minute cigarettes are put out as the whistle sounds. Paul advises that this is Horrockses' Factory Gate on Stanley Street, Preston.
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa108. Last minute cigarettes are put out as the whistle sounds. Paul advises that this is Horrockses' Factory Gate on Stanley Street, Preston.

Hindle Wakes (1952) - After the workers have left for wakes week, Nathaniel Jeffcote and his son Alan (Brian Worth) meet Chris Hawthorn (Leslie Dwyer) in the deserted mill.
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa109. After the workers have left for wakes week, Nathaniel Jeffcote and his son Alan (Brian Worth) meet Chris Hawthorn (Leslie Dwyer) in the deserted mill.

Hindle Wakes (1952) - The Hindle to Blackpool special leaves for the coast. Peter Brown places this as Preston, now Platform 6 but Platform 8 when it was filmed following considerable changes. The round arch over an entrance to the now demolished Butler Street ticket office can be seen top left. (RL)
Hindle Wakes (1952)

hinwa110. The Hindle to Blackpool special leaves for the coast. Peter Brown places this as Preston, now Platform 6 but Platform 8 when it was filmed following considerable changes. The round arch over an entrance to the now demolished Butler Street ticket office can be seen top left. (RL)

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