Corn is Green, The (1979)

Date: 1979
Director: George Cukor
Production Company: Warner Bros. Television

Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ian Saynor, Bill Fraser, Patricia Hayes, Anna Massey, Artro Morris, Toyah Willcox, Dorothea Phillips
Location(s): Wales

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A strong-willed teacher, determined to educate the poor and illiterate youth of an impoverished village, discovers one student whom she believes to have the seeds of genius in him.

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Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson from source material provided by John Tunstill

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Miss Lilly Moffat (Katharine Hepburn) cycles towards her inherited home. Unidentified location.

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Lilly catches sight of the local colliery. The winding gear of, the closed but preserved, Bersham colliery near Wrexham identified by Geoff Williams.

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Miners of all ages work at the pit. Unidentified location.

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The Squire draws up outside Pengarth, Lilly's destination. Unknown location.

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The Squire (Bill Fraser) enters the house to await the arrival of an L. C. Moffat.

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Lilly surveys the garden as soon as she arrives.

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John Goronwy Jones (Artro Morris), Miss Ronberry (Anna Massey) and Lilly check out the barn next door.

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Lilly speaks with a workman engaged in renovating he barn.

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Mrs. Watty (Patricia Hayes) helps the younger miners to wash before lessons.

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Lilly educates the young miners.

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Lilly and John say goodbye to the pupils after the morning lessons.

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Mrs. Watty mistakes a group of unwashed miners for some who attended earlier.

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John drives Lilly into the village to meet with Mr Trevorby, The Squire.

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Lilly and John arrive in the village. High Street, Ysbyty Ifan near Betws y Coed, Conwy, Wales.

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Lilly and The Squire talk as they walk along the High Street. Ysbyty Ifan.

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The pair walk across the bridge over Afon Conwy. Ysbyty Ifan, Conwy.

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Lilly and Trevorby with Afon Conwy in the left background. Ysbyty Ifan.

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Morgan Evans (Ian Saynor) shows promise as a pupil.

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A fight breaks out outside the village pub. Ysbyty Ifan.

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A young miner is left on the ground after being hit by Morgan. Ysbyty Ifan.

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A distraught Morgan meets Lilly outside Pengarth.

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Lilly visits Mr Trevorby at the hall. Erddig Hall, Marchwiel near Wrexham located by Geoff Williams.

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Lilly finds The Squires front door open. Geoff Williams recognised the entrance to Erddig Hall on the outskirts of Wrexham, historically in of Denbighshire and formerly in Clwyd.

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The Squire bids farewell to Lilly. More of Erddig Hall which is now a National Trust, identified by Geoff Williams.

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Miss Ronberry, Mrs. Watty, Lilly and John say goodbye to Bessie Watty (Toyah Willcox).

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The village prepares for Morgan's return. High Street, Ysbyty Ifan with the bridge over the River Conwy to the right of centre.

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The Squire's trap passes over the bridge. Ysbyty Ifan.

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A band plays in the village. Stryd Fawr yn Ysbyty Ifan ger Betws y Coed, Conwy, Cymru.

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The whole village turns out to welcome Morgan.