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A dramatised account of the 1950 Knockshinnoch Castle Colliery Disaster in Ayrshire.
September 7th 2020 marked the 70th anniversary of the Knockshinnoch Castle Colliery Disaster.
DVD Region 2 PAL. The Brave Don't Cry is a dramatised reconstruction of a mining disaster at Knockshinnoch Castle Colliery, Ayrshire in 1950. 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.
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DIRECTOR: Philip LeacockACTORS: John Gregson, Meg Buchanan, Fulton Mackay, Andrew Keir, Jack Stewart, John RaeFEATURE RUNNING TIME: 89 minsFORMAT: DVD Dual Layer PAL Region 2 | Aspect ratio 1.37:1 | b/wENCODING: Video: PAL MPEG2 PsF | Audio: Dolby Digital Mono 2.0TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 179 mins
Great film. Representative of the time. Interested in story due to local nature of the mining accident. Only noticeable lack of reality is the local East Ayrshire dialect.
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