FILM : Bitter Harvest
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Bitter Harvest 1963 Janet Munro, Terence Alexander, John Stride, Alan Badel, Thora Hird Buckinghamshire, Caerphilly County (Wales), London, Middlesex
Director : Peter Graham Scott   Production Company : Independent Artists   Region : LONDON A-B,SOUTH EAST A-D,WALES

A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her deadly dull existence in the backlots of Wales. But when she reaches the bright lights of London is the price too high?

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Bitter Harvest

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Bitter Harvest

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bitha000n. Now, on with the film.

Bitter Harvest - A very drunk and depressed Jennie Jones (Janet Munro) arrives home late one night. A London Mews says JT, bet Greg finds this one unless SJ gets there first.
Bitter Harvest

bitha001. A very drunk and depressed Jennie Jones (Janet Munro) arrives home late one night. A London Mews says JT, bet Greg finds this one unless SJ gets there first.

bitha001n. SJ did! - It's Gloucester Mews, Chilworth Street end, as seen in 'The Informers' and 'The London Connection'. All appear in the 2011 edition of London Movie Guide. SJ. Image copyright Google Streetview.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-04-2013)

Bitter Harvest - Jennie goes into her apartment where she drinks even more whilst suffering a breakdown.
Bitter Harvest

bitha002. Jennie goes into her apartment where she drinks even more whilst suffering a breakdown.

bitha002n. Another view of Gloucester Mews looking south east to Chilworth Street. Image copyright Google Streetview.
(Modern Photo Added: 21-04-2013)

Bitter Harvest - The film continues in flashback as Andy (Terence Alexander) makes his way back to his car after visiting the shop where Jennie works. This is in Senghenydd in Caerphilly County (traditionally within the county of Glamorgan). Identified by Nick Cox.
Bitter Harvest

bitha003. The film continues in flashback as Andy (Terence Alexander) makes his way back to his car after visiting the shop where Jennie works. This is in Senghenydd in Caerphilly County (traditionally within the county of Glamorgan). Identified by Nick Cox.

bitha003n. Probably, possibly, the site now. I know that the hills don't match, but many of the Welsh valleys have been gentrified, spoil tips removed, manicures by bulldozer and grassing over.
(Modern Photo Added: 01-05-2013)

Bitter Harvest - Andy drives away with his Wife to look for a pub. Senghenydd.
Bitter Harvest

bitha004. Andy drives away with his Wife to look for a pub. Senghenydd.

bitha004n. The building on the left, the shop, is shown in this now pic. The row of houses above is seen in 006.
(Modern Photo Added: 01-05-2013)

Bitter Harvest - After leaving her Father's shop to go to her babysitting job at the Medwins, Jennie makes her way to the bus stop. Senghenydd in South Wales.
Bitter Harvest

bitha005. After leaving her Father's shop to go to her babysitting job at the Medwins, Jennie makes her way to the bus stop. Senghenydd in South Wales.

bitha005n. Again, more face-lifting. Taken from where the original bridge was. There appear to be two rows of houses in the fuzzy original.
(Modern Photo Added: 01-05-2013)

Bitter Harvest - Jennie runs for the bus to town as it pulls into the Welsh mining village that is her home.
Bitter Harvest

bitha006. Jennie runs for the bus to town as it pulls into the Welsh mining village that is her home.

bitha006n. Senghenydd once again. The bridge sides have gone to widen the junction and the stream has been culverted. Nick Cox supplied this location.
(Modern Photo Added: 01-05-2013)

Bitter Harvest - Another day sees Jennie visiting town with her friend Violet. In the centre is Cardiff Castle clock tower with Duke Street on the left.
Bitter Harvest

bitha007. Another day sees Jennie visiting town with her friend Violet. In the centre is Cardiff Castle clock tower with Duke Street on the left.

bitha007n. Not quite the correct angle, but we're sure you'll understand.
(Modern Photo Added: 01-05-2013)

Bitter Harvest - The two walk to the sound of Acker Bilk playing on the soundtrack. Cardiff, South Glamorgan.
Bitter Harvest

bitha008. The two walk to the sound of Acker Bilk playing on the soundtrack. Cardiff, South Glamorgan.

Bitter Harvest - A pair of lads watch as Jennie and Violet walk by. The grounds of Cardiff Castle.
Bitter Harvest

bitha009. A pair of lads watch as Jennie and Violet walk by. The grounds of Cardiff Castle.

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