The Brave Don't Cry DVD
The Brave Don't Cry DVD

The Brave Don't Cry DVD

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Synopsis

A Panamint Cinema high-definition restoration from original 35 mm film material, exclusively available direct from Panamint Cinema.

DVD Region 2 PAL. The Brave Don't Cry (1952), a reconstruction of the mining disaster at Knockshinnoch Castle Colliery Ayrshire in 1950, dramatises the tense events of the rescue of miners trapped underground after a pit shaft was flooded and nine men were lost. The difficult and dangerous rescue of all the survivors was made through abandoned workings full of gas. The film features actors from the Glasgow Citizen's Theatre. Originally to be titled What God Forgot, it was premiered under its new title at the Edinburgh Film Festival in August 1952, and also shown at the Venice Film Festival that year.

Documenting John Grierson (2014). Bill Paterson narrates the life and work of the documentary pioneer, shown on BBC2 Scotland. Features interviews with many he influenced, including Alfred Hitchcock.

The Terrible Price (2004), an independently produced documentary, was screened by BBC2 Wales, to mark the 70th anniversary of the Gresford mining disaster in which 266 miners lost their lives.

Cast and Crew

DIRECTOR - THE BRAVE DON'T CRY: Philip Leacock

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - THE BRAVE DON'T CRY: John Grierson

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER - THE BRAVE DON'T CRY: Isobel Pargiter

ACTORS: John Gregson, Meg Buchanan, Fulton Mackay, Andrew Keir, Jack Stewart, John Rae

DIRECTOR - DOCUMENTING JOHN GRIERSON: Laurence Henson

PRODUCER - THE TERRIBLE PRICE: Martin Smith

Specifications

THE BRAVE DON'T CRY RUNNING TIME: 89 mins

DOCUMENTING JOHN GRIERSON: 30 mins

THE TERRIBLE PRICE: 60 mins

FORMAT: DVD Dual Layer PAL Region 2 | Aspect ratio 1.37:1 & 1.33:1 | b/w

ENCODING: Video: PAL MPEG2 PsF | Audio: Dolby Digital Mono 2.0

TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 179 mins

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The Brave Don't Cry: Very Good
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24 April 2023  | 

excellent service once again would recommend this firm to anyone thanks trevor

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The Brave Donít Cry
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13 December 2021  | 

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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