FILM : My Ain Folk
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
My Ain Folk 1973 Stephen Archibald, Hughie Restorick, Bernard McKenna, Paul Kermack Edinburgh (Scotland)
Director : Bill Douglas   Production Company : British Film Institute (BFI)  Region : SCOTLAND

The continuation of an autobiographical story about a young boy from an impoverished family who grows up in a mining village.

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My Ain Folk - As promised, Tommy's Father (Bernard McKenna) collects Jamie from school to take him to visit his son in the home. Newcraighall Primary School on Newcraighall Road, Newcraighall in Edinburgh.
My Ain Folk

myaifo011. As promised, Tommy's Father (Bernard McKenna) collects Jamie from school to take him to visit his son in the home. Newcraighall Primary School on Newcraighall Road, Newcraighall in Edinburgh.

My Ain Folk - Leaving the school playground, Tommy's Father drives the two of them towards Edinburgh. Looking onto Newcraighall Road with the buildings of Whitehall Street visible to the top.
My Ain Folk

myaifo012. Leaving the school playground, Tommy's Father drives the two of them towards Edinburgh. Looking onto Newcraighall Road with the buildings of Whitehall Street visible to the top.

My Ain Folk - The car crawls up a hill into the city. Mound Place in Edinburgh with Princes Street Gardens on the extreme right and buildings on Ramsay Garden to the top right.
My Ain Folk

myaifo013. The car crawls up a hill into the city. Mound Place in Edinburgh with Princes Street Gardens on the extreme right and buildings on Ramsay Garden to the top right.

My Ain Folk - The daunting edifice that is the orphanage is reached.
My Ain Folk

myaifo014. The daunting edifice that is the orphanage is reached.

My Ain Folk - On waste ground in the village, Jamie's Father cycles in circles. This appears to be the drying green of Avenue Square in Newcraighall.
My Ain Folk

myaifo015. On waste ground in the village, Jamie's Father cycles in circles. This appears to be the drying green of Avenue Square in Newcraighall.

My Ain Folk - Jamie watches his Father and Half-Brother (William Carroll) walk though the village. Newcraighall Drive now occupies the site of these streets.
My Ain Folk

myaifo016. Jamie watches his Father and Half-Brother (William Carroll) walk though the village. Newcraighall Drive now occupies the site of these streets.

My Ain Folk - Contemplating suicide, Grandfather stands on the railway line.
My Ain Folk

myaifo017. Contemplating suicide, Grandfather stands on the railway line.

My Ain Folk - After Janie's Grandfather finally takes his own life by gassing himself, his body is taken through the window of the cottage-flat. Main Avenue in Newcraighall, Edinburgh.
My Ain Folk

myaifo018. After Janie's Grandfather finally takes his own life by gassing himself, his body is taken through the window of the cottage-flat. Main Avenue in Newcraighall, Edinburgh.

My Ain Folk - With no one prepared to look after him, Jamie is taken to the home to join Tommy. Scotland's National Monument on Calton Hill, Edinburgh 1.
My Ain Folk

myaifo019. With no one prepared to look after him, Jamie is taken to the home to join Tommy. Scotland's National Monument on Calton Hill, Edinburgh 1.

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