FILM : Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A
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Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A 1949 Honor Blackman, John McCallum, Diana Dors, Patrick Holt, Anthony Newley, Thora Hird, Lesley Dwyer, Meg Jenkins North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
Director : Ralph Smart   Production Company : Gainsborough Pictures  Region : NORTH

When a cycle club admits two new members they become involved with illegal bookmakers, a stolen bike, a deserting soldier and a love triangle.

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

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Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - Cyclists ride through Yorkshire at the start of the film. Melvin Taylor identifies this as just past the bridge at Yockenthwaite on Stubbing Lane.
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb001. Cyclists ride through Yorkshire at the start of the film. Melvin Taylor identifies this as just past the bridge at Yockenthwaite on Stubbing Lane.

bgb001n. Rolf Farrell has done a huge amount of research into this film's locations and provides this picture of the location now. Image copyright Google Streeview.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-02-2015)

Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - David Howarth (John McCallum) has trouble with his car after nearly running down the cyclists. The Bridge At Yockenthwaite Stubbing Lane again found by Melvin.
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb002. David Howarth (John McCallum) has trouble with his car after nearly running down the cyclists. The Bridge At Yockenthwaite Stubbing Lane again found by Melvin.

bgb002n. Rolf sent this picture, observing that the postal facilities seem to have improved. Image copyright Google Streetview.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-02-2015)

Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - The car stops and David hears the cyclists approaching.  Melvin again spotted the Bridge at Yockenthwaite on the River Wharfe, Subbing Lane.
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb003. The car stops and David hears the cyclists approaching. Melvin again spotted the Bridge at Yockenthwaite on the River Wharfe, Subbing Lane.

Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - The cyclists jeer at David.  The Bridge at Yockenthwaite once more, found by Melvin Taylor. Clive White from the Craven Herald & Pioneer advises that filming took place in Grassington, Skipton, Malham Cove, Halifax, Burnsall, Bolton Abbey, Barden, Malham, Elland, Hebden Bridge and Upper Wharfedale.
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb004. The cyclists jeer at David. The Bridge at Yockenthwaite once more, found by Melvin Taylor. Clive White from the Craven Herald & Pioneer advises that filming took place in Grassington, Skipton, Malham Cove, Halifax, Burnsall, Bolton Abbey, Barden, Malham, Elland, Hebden Bridge and Upper Wharfedale.

Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - The Wakeford Wheelers cycle club descend into town. Rolf Farrell identifies this as Boothtown Road in Halifax, West Yorkshire, which is the main road to Queensbury.
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb005. The Wakeford Wheelers cycle club descend into town. Rolf Farrell identifies this as Boothtown Road in Halifax, West Yorkshire, which is the main road to Queensbury.

bgb005n. Rolf provides this picture adding "The cobbles and the buildings have gone but this is undoubtedly the same location." Image copyright Google Earth.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-02-2015)

Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - Reverse point of view from image bgb005.  This is Boothtown Road again advises Rolf, who notes that
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb006. Reverse point of view from image bgb005. This is Boothtown Road again advises Rolf, who notes that "The shot appears to be taken from the car park of The Punchbowl, which is about the only place on the roadside that you could accommodate cameras and associated equipment".

bgb006n. The Church spire and the tall chimney serve as useful landmarks in this image that is copyright Google Earth.
(Modern Photo Added: 04-02-2015)

Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - Sam Walters (Patrick Holt) and Susie Bates (Honor Blackman) stop outside Nan's Cafe in fictional Wakeford.  A studio set included for sake of completeness.
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb007. Sam Walters (Patrick Holt) and Susie Bates (Honor Blackman) stop outside Nan's Cafe in fictional Wakeford. A studio set included for sake of completeness.

Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - Charlie Ritchie (Anthony Newley) heads to see Bill Martin.  An unknown location that may be a studio set.
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb008. Charlie Ritchie (Anthony Newley) heads to see Bill Martin. An unknown location that may be a studio set.

Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - Susie heads for home.  This is facing east on Bridge Lanes in Hebden Bridge. The buildings and the street to the left were demolished in 1963. Location identified by Rolf Farrell who notes that the double shop front above the lorry at the bottom of the hill can be seen in the left of image bgb016.
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb009. Susie heads for home. This is facing east on Bridge Lanes in Hebden Bridge. The buildings and the street to the left were demolished in 1963. Location identified by Rolf Farrell who notes that the double shop front above the lorry at the bottom of the hill can be seen in the left of image bgb016.

bgb009n. Rolf sent in this drab, modern view of the same location. Image copyright Google Streetview.
(Modern Photo Added: 18-02-2015)

Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A - The young girl climbs towards her house. This is Cuckoo Steps running between Market Street and Heptonstall Road.  The bottom part of the thoroughfare is also known as Stoney Lane. Information and screen capture from Rolf.
Boy, a Girl and a Bike, A

bgb009a. The young girl climbs towards her house. This is Cuckoo Steps running between Market Street and Heptonstall Road. The bottom part of the thoroughfare is also known as Stoney Lane. Information and screen capture from Rolf.

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