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 - The film opens in the North East of England. In the distance stands the Vane Tempest Colliery to the north of Seaham in County Durham with buildings on Dene House Road in the foreground.
Life for Ruth

liforu001. The film opens in the North East of England. In the distance stands the Vane Tempest Colliery to the north of Seaham in County Durham with buildings on Dene House Road in the foreground.

Life for Ruth - Pat Harris (Janet Munro) calls her daughter Ruth in from playing with Teddy from next door. Dene House Road in Seaham.
Life for Ruth

liforu002. Pat Harris (Janet Munro) calls her daughter Ruth in from playing with Teddy from next door. Dene House Road in Seaham.

Life for Ruth - Carrying a cat, Ruth (Lynn Taylor) makes her way home with Teddy (Freddy Ramsey). Dene House Road with the Vane Tempest Colliery in the background. Housing now occupies the site of the colliery.
Life for Ruth

liforu003. Carrying a cat, Ruth (Lynn Taylor) makes her way home with Teddy (Freddy Ramsey). Dene House Road with the Vane Tempest Colliery in the background. Housing now occupies the site of the colliery.

Life for Ruth - The young boy goes to ask his parents if he can go to the beach with Ruth. Looking westward on Dene House Road.
Life for Ruth

liforu004. The young boy goes to ask his parents if he can go to the beach with Ruth. Looking westward on Dene House Road.

Life for Ruth - Teddy's father Henry (Frank Finlay) agrees that his son can go to the beach. The property stands on Dene House Road.
Life for Ruth

liforu005. Teddy's father Henry (Frank Finlay) agrees that his son can go to the beach. The property stands on Dene House Road.

Life for Ruth - John Harris (Michael Craig) picks up his daughter as they wait for Teddy. Dene House Road, Seaham.
Life for Ruth

liforu006. John Harris (Michael Craig) picks up his daughter as they wait for Teddy. Dene House Road, Seaham.

Life for Ruth - The loving mother says goodbye to her family. Dene House Road.
Life for Ruth

liforu007. The loving mother says goodbye to her family. Dene House Road.

Life for Ruth - Pat watches as the car is driven away. Dene House Road, Seaham in County Durham.
Life for Ruth

liforu008. Pat watches as the car is driven away. Dene House Road, Seaham in County Durham.

Life for Ruth - At the path to the beach, John pulls over to let Ruth and Teddy out. Coast Road following the cliffs above Marsden Bay, County Durham.
Life for Ruth

liforu009. At the path to the beach, John pulls over to let Ruth and Teddy out. Coast Road following the cliffs above Marsden Bay, County Durham.

Life for Ruth - The two children descend to the beach as Ruth's Father continues to work. Coast Road north of Marsden village.
Life for Ruth

liforu010. The two children descend to the beach as Ruth's Father continues to work. Coast Road north of Marsden village.

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