Greyfriars Bobby (2005)

Date: 2005
Director: John Henderson
Production Company: Piccadilly Pictures, The Oxford Film Co.

Stars: James Cosmo, Suzanne Dance, Ron Donachie
Location(s): Scotland, Interior scenes of the mill were filmed in Burnley, Lancashire, possibly in Tunstill's Mill.

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Storyline:

Bobby, a brave West Highland Terrier, becomes local legend when he refuses to leave his master’s grave after he dies. The townsfolk feed the dog until local authorities ban strays. The kids decide to help Bobby defy the law.

Additional Information:

Screen captures provided by Dave Wilson and uploaded by Richard Lovejoy.

Also known as ‘The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby’ (US Title)

 

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Inner Close, Stirling Castle, Stirling.

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The Royal Chapel, viewed from behind the wall, which I failed to do on my previous visit. (SD)

Inner Close, Stirling Castle, Stirling.

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Also seen in 'Burke and Hare' (2010). SD

Inner Close, Stirling Castle, Stirling.

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The Regimental Museum and Chapel Royal. SD

Inner Close, Stirling Castle, Stirling.

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The Palace. SD

Bakehouse Close, Edinburgh. SD

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The background building was a set. SD

Niddry Street South, Edinburgh. SD

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Looking towards Cowgate. SD

Parish Church of St Cuthbert graveyard & Edinburgh Castle.

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Now, without the glowing sky. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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The same gate but without the fake gateposts. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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Holy Rude church in the background. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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Just inside the gate. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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Those bushes were a challenge. SD

Bakehouse Close, Edinburgh.

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Now, with a clear view through the passageway to the Royal Mile. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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Now, on a very warm day in May. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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Now, the Tarmac is no longer hidden. SD

A set built in the grounds of Stirling Old Town Cemetery. SD

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The location of the set, with Stirling Castle seen behind the tree to the right. SD

Holy Rude Church, Stirling.

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Viewed from Stirling Castle. SD

Bakehouse Close, Edinburgh. SD

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Now, with a matching night-time shot. SD

Outer Close, Stirling Castle, Stirling.

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With a sign for the tourists now the actors have gone. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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With Holy Rude church in the background. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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No small dogs being thrown out of the cemetery today. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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With the Wigtown Martyrs monument in the background. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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Sadly, I couldn't stay until sunset, so here is a shot taken at mid-day. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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On a path near the gate. SD

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Helmshore Mills Textile Museum, Holcombe Road, Helmshore, Lancashire. SD

Mar Place, Stirling.

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Beside Mar's Wark. SD

Broad Street, Stirling.

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Sinclairs Milliners is actually Hermann's Restaurant. SD

Rennie's Loan, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland. SD

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Rennie's Loan, off Station Road, Kippen. SD

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Unknown location.

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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Now, in the middle of the day. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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Again, looking towards Holy Rude church. SD

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh.

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Viewed from the churchyard of The Parish Church of St Cuthbert. SD

Parish Church of St Cuthbert graveyard & Edinburgh Castle.

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Now, without Bobby. SD

Rennie's Loan, Kippen, Stirlingshire. SD

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The house was originally the Black Bull Inn, now a private residence. SD

Bakehouse Close, Edinburgh.

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Bakehouse Close, not so busy now. SD

Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh.

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Where Miss Jean Brodie brought her girls. SD

Rennie's Loan, Kippen, Stirlingshire. SD

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The former Black Bull Inn. SD

Inner Gate, Stirling Castle, Stirling. Tunes of Glory were also played here.

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Leading to Guardroom Square, just inside the main entrance. SD

The Forework, Stirling Castle, Stirling.

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The return visit I promised to replace the shot of the scaffolding covered Forework Gatehouse from 2016. (SD)

Stirling Castle, Stirling.

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The one o'clock gun is still sounded at the real Edinburgh Castle. SD

The Forework, Stirling Castle, Stirling

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We can forget the scaffolding was ever here! (SD)

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh.

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A white van in the castle! SD

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh.

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A similar shot was seen in 'Burke and Hare' (2010). (SD)

Stirling Old Town Cemetery. The steps at the end of the path lead up to Stirling Castle. SD

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A daytime shot of the path. SD

McEwan Hall, Teviot Place, Edinburgh

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Replacing my original photo now that the restoration work is complete. A new glass entrance has been added in Bristol Square. SD

McEwan Hall (south side), Teviot Place, Edinburgh.

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Now with a new raised pavement area. (SD)

McEwan Hall (south side), Teviot Place, Edinburgh.

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Unaltered after the restoration work, except maybe the drainpipes. (SD)

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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From inside the gates. SD

Old Town Cemetery, Stirling.

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They've taken their gateposts and gone home. SD

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