FILM : Sons and Lovers
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Sons and Lovers 1960 Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Mary Ure Hampshire, Middlesex, Nottinghamshire, Somerset
Director : Jack Cardiff   Production Company : Twentieth Century-Fox Productions, The Company of Artists  Region : SOUTH EAST R-Z,SOUTH WEST,MIDLANDS

An adaptation of D. H. Lawrence's novel of the same name in which the son of a mining family aspires to become an artist.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill. Uncredited 'now' images by PW.

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Sons and Lovers - Establishing shot of the colliery where Paul Morel's Father and Brother work.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo001. Establishing shot of the colliery where Paul Morel's Father and Brother work.

sonlo001n. Brinsley Colliery in Nottinghamshire, where D. H. Lawrence's father also worked. The headstocks are preserved in their original location.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-05-2013)

Sons and Lovers - Miners talk at the pit head as they wait for the lift to ascend.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo002. Miners talk at the pit head as they wait for the lift to ascend.

sonlo002n. Brinsley Colliery, Nottinghamshire. Although coal reserves at Brinsley had been exhausted in the 1930's, the shafts were kept open until 1970 to access other pits.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-05-2013)

Sons and Lovers - Establishing shot of the village where the Morel's live. Unidentified location. Brinsley, Eastwood and Underwood were all used as locations. Betty Gill.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo003. Establishing shot of the village where the Morel's live. Unidentified location. Brinsley, Eastwood and Underwood were all used as locations. Betty Gill.

Sons and Lovers - A lamplighter extinguishes a street light as miners make their way home from the night shift.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo004. A lamplighter extinguishes a street light as miners make their way home from the night shift.

sonlo004n. The same street now. Wellington Street, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-05-2013)

Sons and Lovers - The lamplighter moves on.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo005. The lamplighter moves on.

sonlo005n. Wellington Street, Eastwood. Much of the film is shot around areas familiar to Lawrence. His birthplace is just two streets away from this location.
(Modern Photo Added: 29-05-2013)

Sons and Lovers - Early morning sees Paul Morel (Dean Stockwell) running towards Willey Farm to visit Miriam. Unknown location.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo006. Early morning sees Paul Morel (Dean Stockwell) running towards Willey Farm to visit Miriam. Unknown location.

Sons and Lovers - The aspiring artist passes wooden barns and outbuildings belonging to the farm. Unidentified location.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo007. The aspiring artist passes wooden barns and outbuildings belonging to the farm. Unidentified location.

Sons and Lovers - Paul and Miriam Leivers (Heather Sears) look over the countryside towards Nottingham. Unknown location.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo008. Paul and Miriam Leivers (Heather Sears) look over the countryside towards Nottingham. Unknown location.

Sons and Lovers - Miriam and Paul discuss their aspirations. Unidentified location.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo009. Miriam and Paul discuss their aspirations. Unidentified location.

Sons and Lovers - When the mine alarm sounds, Paul runs with the villagers towards the pit. Unknown location.
Sons and Lovers

sonlo010. When the mine alarm sounds, Paul runs with the villagers towards the pit. Unknown location.

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