FILM : Life for Ruth
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Life for Ruth 1962 Michael Craig, Patrick McGoohan, Janet Munro, Megs Jenkins, Paul Rogers, Malcolm Keen Buckinghamshire, County Durham, Tyne & Wear
Director : Basil Dearden   Production Company : Allied Film Makers (AFM)  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L,NORTH

A man finds himself ostracised and placed on trial for allowing his daughter to die because of his religious beliefs.

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Also known as 'Walk in the Shadow' (US Title)

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Life for Ruth - As the whistle blows, John nears work. Looking north on Mill Lane in Whitburn, County Durham with Whitburn Colliery to the right.
Life for Ruth

liforu011. As the whistle blows, John nears work. Looking north on Mill Lane in Whitburn, County Durham with Whitburn Colliery to the right.

Life for Ruth - The engineer turns off the main road. The main offices of Whitburn Colliery on Mill Lane.
Life for Ruth

liforu012. The engineer turns off the main road. The main offices of Whitburn Colliery on Mill Lane.

Life for Ruth - Pat joins Ruth and Teddy as they play with other children on the shore. Marsden Rock in Marsden Bay off the County Durham coast.
Life for Ruth

liforu013. Pat joins Ruth and Teddy as they play with other children on the shore. Marsden Rock in Marsden Bay off the County Durham coast.

Life for Ruth - At lunchtime, John nears his Father's house above the beach where Pat, Ruth and Teddy are playing. This is Lindsay Street in the former community of Marsden to the north of Whitburn in County Durham. The declining village was demolished during the 1960s.
Life for Ruth

liforu014. At lunchtime, John nears his Father's house above the beach where Pat, Ruth and Teddy are playing. This is Lindsay Street in the former community of Marsden to the north of Whitburn in County Durham. The declining village was demolished during the 1960s.

Life for Ruth - Glancing towards the rocks below, John gets out of his car. The rocks off Lizard Point, Marsden.
Life for Ruth

liforu015. Glancing towards the rocks below, John gets out of his car. The rocks off Lizard Point, Marsden.

Life for Ruth - Mr. Harris (Malcolm Keen) comes out to meet his son. Souter Lighthouse off Coast Road in Marsden, County Durham.
Life for Ruth

liforu016. Mr. Harris (Malcolm Keen) comes out to meet his son. Souter Lighthouse off Coast Road in Marsden, County Durham.

Life for Ruth - Pat climbs up from the beach with wood for her father-in-law's fire. Marsden Bay, County Durham.
Life for Ruth

liforu017. Pat climbs up from the beach with wood for her father-in-law's fire. Marsden Bay, County Durham.

Life for Ruth - The couple talk as, on the beach, Ruth and Teddy get into a rowing boat to retrieve their lost ball from the sea. Marsden with The Leas and Souter Lighthouse in the background.
Life for Ruth

liforu018. The couple talk as, on the beach, Ruth and Teddy get into a rowing boat to retrieve their lost ball from the sea. Marsden with The Leas and Souter Lighthouse in the background.

Life for Ruth - Pat screams when she sees the small boat heading for the rocks. Marsden with Souter Lighthouse in the left background.
Life for Ruth

liforu019. Pat screams when she sees the small boat heading for the rocks. Marsden with Souter Lighthouse in the left background.

Life for Ruth - After being rescued from the sea, Ruth lies poorly in hospital.
Life for Ruth

liforu020. After being rescued from the sea, Ruth lies poorly in hospital.

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