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The Brave Don't Cry DVD

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A dramatised account of the 1950 Knockshinnoch Castle Colliery Disaster in Ayrshire.

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

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The Brave Donít Cry
Monday, 13 December 2021  |  Roger

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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