FILM : My Ain Folk
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
My Ain Folk 1973 Stephen Archibald, Hughie Restorick, Bernard McKenna, Paul Kermack Edinburgh (Scotland)
Director : Bill Douglas   Production Company : British Film Institute (BFI)  Region : SCOTLAND

The continuation of an autobiographical story about a young boy from an impoverished family who grows up in a mining village.

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My Ain Folk - At the pit head, the men of the village wait to descend to the coalface at the start of their working day. Looking toward Newcraighall Colliery, also known as 'Klondyke', which closed in the 1960s.
My Ain Folk

myaifo001. At the pit head, the men of the village wait to descend to the coalface at the start of their working day. Looking toward Newcraighall Colliery, also known as 'Klondyke', which closed in the 1960s.

My Ain Folk - After Granny passes away, Tommy (Hughie Restorick) looks across the street to where his Jamie's Grandmother (Helena Gloag) is watching.
My Ain Folk

myaifo002. After Granny passes away, Tommy (Hughie Restorick) looks across the street to where his Jamie's Grandmother (Helena Gloag) is watching.

My Ain Folk - With his Father not wanting to take care of him, Tommy is taken to a home. Third Avenue in Newcraighall, Edinburgh.
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myaifo003. With his Father not wanting to take care of him, Tommy is taken to a home. Third Avenue in Newcraighall, Edinburgh.

My Ain Folk - Losing his half-brother and friend, Jamie (Stephen Archibald) sits alone after being taken in by his Grandmother.
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myaifo004. Losing his half-brother and friend, Jamie (Stephen Archibald) sits alone after being taken in by his Grandmother.

My Ain Folk - During a hard winter, women queue to collect water from the only working tap in the village. The cottage-flats in Newcraighall were generally built in blocks of sixteen homes.
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myaifo005. During a hard winter, women queue to collect water from the only working tap in the village. The cottage-flats in Newcraighall were generally built in blocks of sixteen homes.

My Ain Folk - Jamie's Father's Girlfriend (Anne McLeod), the next door neighbour, arrives home with a bucket of water. No. 7 Main Avenue, Newcraighall.
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myaifo006. Jamie's Father's Girlfriend (Anne McLeod), the next door neighbour, arrives home with a bucket of water. No. 7 Main Avenue, Newcraighall.

My Ain Folk - When he can't get into his Grandmother's empty flat, Jamie runs around to the back window. Facing Second Avenue across Main Street in Newcraighall.
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myaifo007. When he can't get into his Grandmother's empty flat, Jamie runs around to the back window. Facing Second Avenue across Main Street in Newcraighall.

My Ain Folk - Jamie keeps on running through the ice. The village is seen in 'My Childhood' and 'My Way Home', the first and last films in the Bill Douglas trilogy about his early life. Looking onto Avenue Square.
My Ain Folk

myaifo008. Jamie keeps on running through the ice. The village is seen in 'My Childhood' and 'My Way Home', the first and last films in the Bill Douglas trilogy about his early life. Looking onto Avenue Square.

My Ain Folk - An ambulance brings Grandfather home from hospital after a course of electrical therapy. Facing No. 6 Main Avenue in Newcraighall.
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myaifo009. An ambulance brings Grandfather home from hospital after a course of electrical therapy. Facing No. 6 Main Avenue in Newcraighall.

My Ain Folk - Jamie watches Grandfather (Mr.Munroe) kissing the next door neighbour.
My Ain Folk

myaifo010. Jamie watches Grandfather (Mr.Munroe) kissing the next door neighbour.

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