DVD Region 2 PAL. The Brave Don't Cry is a dramatised reconstruction of a mining disaster at Knockshinnoch Castle Colliery, Ayrshire in 1950. Features a new 2K HD transfer commissioned by Panamint Cinema from 35 mm master material. Made in 1952, the film dramatises the tense events of the rescue of miners trapped underground after a pit shaft was flooded and nine men were lost. Documenting John Grierson. Bill Paterson narrates the Hopscotch Films production of the life and work of the documentary pioneer, shown on BBC2 Scotland. Features interviews with many he influenced, including Alfred Hitchcock. The Terrible Price. An independently produced documentary, screened by BBC2 Wales, to mark the 70th anniversary of the Gresford mining disaster in which 266 miners lost their lives.
DIRECTOR: Philip Leacock
ACTORS: John Gregson, Fulton Mackay, Andrew Keir, John Rae
FEATURE RUNNING TIME: 89 mins
FORMAT: DVD Dual Layer PAL Region 2 | Aspect ratio 1.37:1 | b/w
ENCODING: Video: PAL MPEG2 PsF | Audio: Dolby Digital Mono 2.0
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 179 mins