Unseen Brief Encounter photos on show at Carnforth
By Tim Masters
Arts and entertainment correspondent
1 July 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
The previously unseen photographs are from the Lean family private collection
Photographs from classic film Brief Encounter which have not been seen for 70 years are about to go on display.
They are part of an exhibition about the life and works of director Sir David Lean, which opens at Carnforth Station, in Lancashire, on Wednesday.
Lean filmed much of Brief Encounter – which starred Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard – at the station in early 1945.
Many of the shots, such as the one with Johnson in the tea room, are from the Lean family private collection.
David Lean on the set of Passage to India in 1984
John Adams, manager of Carnforth Station Heritage Centre, said that Lean’s son Peter had “picked them up off the cutting room floor”.
Other pictures were donated by actress Margaret Barton, now 89, who played the young waitress Beryl in the film.
“David Lean was one of the most famous and prolific directors of the 20th Century,” said Mr Adams. “The renovation …read more
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