FILM : Man in the White Suit, The
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Man in the White Suit, The 1951 Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker, Michael Gough, Ernest Thesiger, Miles Malleson Lancashire, London, Middlesex
Director : Alexander Mackendrick   Production Company : J. Arthur Rank Organisation, Ealing Studios  Region : LONDON M-N,SOUTH EAST M-Q,NORTH

The clothing industry try to suppress the invention of a miracle fibre that will not wear out or even get dirty.

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Man in the White Suit, The - The film opens with an establishing shot of the fictional Lancashire town of Wellsborough.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu001. The film opens with an establishing shot of the fictional Lancashire town of Wellsborough.

Man in the White Suit, The - After losing his position at Corland's mill, the young Sidney Stratton gets a laborouring job at Birnley's mill.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu002. After losing his position at Corland's mill, the young Sidney Stratton gets a laborouring job at Birnley's mill.

Man in the White Suit, The - Sidney Stratton (Alec Guinness) secretly takes his equipment to the mill's laboratories.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu003. Sidney Stratton (Alec Guinness) secretly takes his equipment to the mill's laboratories.

Man in the White Suit, The - The brilliant research chemist makes his way home. This is Ashfield Road in Burnley, Lancashire identified by Kieron Ridehalgh.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu004. The brilliant research chemist makes his way home. This is Ashfield Road in Burnley, Lancashire identified by Kieron Ridehalgh.

mawhsu004n. Kieron also provides this proof.
(Modern Photo Added: 25-09-2014)

Man in the White Suit, The - Sidney opens the front door to Mrs. Watson's house where he lodges with workmate Bertha. This may be on Ashfield Road, but nowadays the rear of a branch of Homebase occupies much of the street.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu005. Sidney opens the front door to Mrs. Watson's house where he lodges with workmate Bertha. This may be on Ashfield Road, but nowadays the rear of a branch of Homebase occupies much of the street.

Man in the White Suit, The - Daphne Birnley rushes to tell her father when she recognises Sidney from Corland's mill.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu006. Daphne Birnley rushes to tell her father when she recognises Sidney from Corland's mill.

Man in the White Suit, The - Sidney follows to intercept Daphne after spotting her.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu007. Sidney follows to intercept Daphne after spotting her.

Man in the White Suit, The - Daphne starts her car and drives towards the factory gates.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu008. Daphne starts her car and drives towards the factory gates.

Man in the White Suit, The - Sidney tries to stop the owner's daughter but ends up climbing into her car.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu009. Sidney tries to stop the owner's daughter but ends up climbing into her car.

Man in the White Suit, The - When Sidney falls from the car, Daphne Birnley (Joan Greenwood) rushes to help and is told of his project. Facing south-west on Battersea Church Road in London SW11 with the Morgan Crucible factory to the right.
Man in the White Suit, The

mawhsu010. When Sidney falls from the car, Daphne Birnley (Joan Greenwood) rushes to help and is told of his project. Facing south-west on Battersea Church Road in London SW11 with the Morgan Crucible factory to the right.

mawhsu010n. Factory gone as well as the flour mills behind St Mary's Church (hidden). SJ
(Modern Photo Added: 02-08-2016)

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