FILM : My Way Home
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My Way Home 1978 Stephen Archibald, Paul Kermack, Jessie Combe, Morag McNee, William Carrol Caito (Egypt), Edinburgh (Scotland)
Director : Bill Douglas   Production Company : British Film Institute (BFI)  Region : SCOTLAND,REST OF THE WORLD

The final part of an autobiographical trilogy about the early life of a boy brought up in an impoverished family.

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My Way Home - The Main Building of Fettes College on Carrington Road EH4.
My Way Home

mywaho011. The Main Building of Fettes College on Carrington Road EH4.

My Way Home - Jamie tells a Schoolboy (Ian Spowart) that he’s looking for someone called ‘Gaskni’. Fettes College is a private boarding and day school founded in 1870.
My Way Home

mywaho012. Jamie tells a Schoolboy (Ian Spowart) that he’s looking for someone called ‘Gaskni’. Fettes College is a private boarding and day school founded in 1870.

My Way Home - The Pupil calls Jamie a fool, telling him that the name is Gascoigne. Fettes College on Carrington Road in Edinburgh.
My Way Home

mywaho013. The Pupil calls Jamie a fool, telling him that the name is Gascoigne. Fettes College on Carrington Road in Edinburgh.

My Way Home - Jamie returns to the home where the Headmaster, Mr. Bridge, finds a Foster Carer for the young teenager. The Fettes College War Memorial of a fallen Officer telling his men to “Carry On”.
My Way Home

mywaho014. Jamie returns to the home where the Headmaster, Mr. Bridge, finds a Foster Carer for the young teenager. The Fettes College War Memorial of a fallen Officer telling his men to “Carry On”.

My Way Home - Although he’s taken to a respectable home, the fostering doesn’t work out. Orchard Brae West, Edinburgh EH4.
My Way Home

mywaho015. Although he’s taken to a respectable home, the fostering doesn’t work out. Orchard Brae West, Edinburgh EH4.

My Way Home - Running away from the foster home, Jamie spends time at a Salvation Army doss house. Cowgatehead in Edinburgh EH1.
My Way Home

mywaho016. Running away from the foster home, Jamie spends time at a Salvation Army doss house. Cowgatehead in Edinburgh EH1.

My Way Home - Jamie returns to the village where he grew up to find strangers living in the homes he remembers. The area has been largely redeveloped and buildings around Newcraighall Drive now occupy the site of these streets.
My Way Home

mywaho017. Jamie returns to the village where he grew up to find strangers living in the homes he remembers. The area has been largely redeveloped and buildings around Newcraighall Drive now occupy the site of these streets.

My Way Home - The cottage flats of his Grandmother and his Father's Girlfriend stand derelict. Main Avenue in Newcraighall.
My Way Home

mywaho018. The cottage flats of his Grandmother and his Father's Girlfriend stand derelict. Main Avenue in Newcraighall.

My Way Home - With little chance of employment, Jamie joins the Royal Air Force and is sent to Egypt where he becomes bored, spending most of his days carrying menial tasks.
My Way Home

mywaho019. With little chance of employment, Jamie joins the Royal Air Force and is sent to Egypt where he becomes bored, spending most of his days carrying menial tasks.

My Way Home - As Jamie stands about uninterested, fellow airman Robert (Joseph Blatchley) looks up at the Pyramid of Khafre. The Pyramid of Queens and the smaller Menkaure stand in the background. The pyramids at Giza were also seen in 'After the Fox'.
My Way Home

mywaho020. As Jamie stands about uninterested, fellow airman Robert (Joseph Blatchley) looks up at the Pyramid of Khafre. The Pyramid of Queens and the smaller Menkaure stand in the background. The pyramids at Giza were also seen in 'After the Fox'.

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