FILM : School for Randle
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
School for Randle 1949 Frank Randle, Dan Young, Alec Pleon, Terry Randall Cheshire, Lancashire
Director : John E. Blakeley   Production Company : Mancunian Films  Region : NORTH

A former Music-Hall actor becomes a school caretaker before discovering that he is the father of one of the pupils.

Screen captures by Phil Wilkinson

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School for Randle - As the cast and crew are introduced, we are shown various pictures depicting the school where Mr. Randle works as a caretaker. The gateway to Xaverian College on Lower Park Road, Rusholme, Manchester with Marylands in the right background.
School for Randle

schra001. As the cast and crew are introduced, we are shown various pictures depicting the school where Mr. Randle works as a caretaker. The gateway to Xaverian College on Lower Park Road, Rusholme, Manchester with Marylands in the right background.

School for Randle - Firwood, the Main Building at Xaverian College. The college was formerly in Lancashire before boundary changes.
School for Randle

schra002. Firwood, the Main Building at Xaverian College. The college was formerly in Lancashire before boundary changes.

School for Randle - The West Front of Firwood at Xaverian College with Sunbury just visible to the extreme left.
School for Randle

schra003. The West Front of Firwood at Xaverian College with Sunbury just visible to the extreme left.

School for Randle - While the girls of the school play netball, Jimmy (Jimmy Clitheroe), Ted Parker (John Singer) and the rest of the boys fill the grounds outside their part of the school. Firwood at Xaverian College. Alterations and extensions have been carried out since filming.
School for Randle

schra004. While the girls of the school play netball, Jimmy (Jimmy Clitheroe), Ted Parker (John Singer) and the rest of the boys fill the grounds outside their part of the school. Firwood at Xaverian College. Alterations and extensions have been carried out since filming.

School for Randle - A scrap breaks out between the girls and the boys. Marylands at Xaverian College on Lower Park Road in Rusholme.
School for Randle

schra005. A scrap breaks out between the girls and the boys. Marylands at Xaverian College on Lower Park Road in Rusholme.

School for Randle - The audience leaves the theatre where Betty Andrews and her friends have been to a show. The Palace Theatre on Oxford Street, Manchester 1.
School for Randle

schra006. The audience leaves the theatre where Betty Andrews and her friends have been to a show. The Palace Theatre on Oxford Street, Manchester 1.

School for Randle - It's after 11pm and Betty Andrews (Terry Randall) arrives home to be met by her displeased adoptive parents.
School for Randle

schra007. It's after 11pm and Betty Andrews (Terry Randall) arrives home to be met by her displeased adoptive parents.

School for Randle - The clock strikes a quarter to one in the morning as Betty sneaks out of the house. Didsbury Clock Tower outside Didsbury station on Wilmslow Road.
School for Randle

schra008. The clock strikes a quarter to one in the morning as Betty sneaks out of the house. Didsbury Clock Tower outside Didsbury station on Wilmslow Road.

School for Randle - Running away and hopeful of a life as star on the stage, the young woman arrives at the station to buy her ticket for the film's Littlefield.
School for Randle

schra009. Running away and hopeful of a life as star on the stage, the young woman arrives at the station to buy her ticket for the film's Littlefield.

School for Randle - The early morning train carries Betty away. Peter Brown recognises this as
School for Randle

schra010. The early morning train carries Betty away. Peter Brown recognises this as "Celia and Trev" territory, Carnforth Station. Used, of course, in "Brief Encounter" and "Wrong Number". To consider the debate regarding the location see Blog for March 2017. (RL)

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