When the play premiered in london in 1912, it was considered. In hindle wakes, a mill owners son and a young woman have a few days of fun in a hotel before theyre discovered by their parents. Long buried in a box marked forgotten was this remarkable play, now unearthed by jonathan banks mint theater company, which has brought it back to. Mill girl jenny hawthorne meets alan jeffcote, the millowners son, and they go to llandudno to spend a secret weekend together.
William gell productions, monarch productions limited. In films from the late 30s, worth enjoyed major roles in the lion has wings 1939, one night with you 1948, and hindle wakes 1952. With estelle brody, john stuart, norman mckinnel, marie ault. Although it was written more than 100 years ago, it raises issues of sex, love, ethics and morality that still stir controversy. Based upon stanley houghtons celebrated and in its day controversial play, first performed in 1912, this was not the first time elvey had directed a film version of hindle wakes. Based on the stage play by stanley houghton, this silent film by maurice elvey tells the story of a factory girl named fanny estelle brody who takes a short vacation to blackpool, sometimes called. Original british 30 inch x 40 inch quad poster for the 1952 arthur crabtree romantic drama hindle wakes, based on the 1910 play by stanley houghton and starring lisa daniely, leslie dwyer, brian worth, sandra dorne, ronald adam, joan hickson, michael medwin, mary clare, bill travers, beatrice varley, diana hope, lloyd pearson and cyril smith a working girl and a millionaires playboy son. Set in the north of england hindle, two mill workers jenny lisa daniely and mary sandra dorne take off to blackpool for the wakes week holiday. Hindle wakes in stanley houghton, who died last year, the drama lost a talented and brave artist. Hindle wakes 1976 12191976 gb drama, tv movie 1h 18m user score. Jan 19, 2018 stanley houghtons bracingly unsentimental hindle wakes failed twice on broadway, expiring after 30odd performances in both 1912 and 1922. During wakes week, the hindle mill workers go on holiday to blackpool. Jeremy beck and rebecca noelle brinkley in hindle wakes by stanley houghton, directed by gus kaikkonen. In a new century, the mint theater company is demonstrating that this littleknown play with its perplexing title.
In the lancashire mill town of hindle, its wakes week and employees decamp enmass to blackpool, where a lowly millgirl strikes up a relationship with the millowners son. The year 1912 was a bad one for certain transatlantic ship passengersand, based on what happens in the first scene of stanley houghtons 1912 play hindle wakes, currently on view in a rare revival by the mint theater company, we may guess that neither is it going to be a good year for young fanny hawthorn played by rebecca noelle brinkley. The two go off together leaving mary to give them an alibi. Review of mint theater companys hindle wakes at theatre. Set in the north of england hindle, two mill workers jenny lisa.
The 1927 hindle wakes is a superior silent english drama with excellent production values and a remarkably liberated theme. Alan jeffcote, son of nat hawthorn, hindles richest factory owner, meets fanny hawthorn, daughter of nats slasher and oldest friend, in blackpool and the two go off for what they believe to be secret fling in llandudno. Watch hindle wakes full movie in hd visit a lancashire mill girl has an illicit adventure with the owners son while. Ethics, class, customs and morals threaten to overwhelm the. Hindle wakes aka holiday week 1952 film cinemaparadiso. Feel free to add detailed comments in the body of the email. A celebration of working class leisure activities at hindle, lancashire, during wakes week, an annual week still observed in parts of lancashire and yorkshire when all factories and schools take a holiday. When this is discovered, their families decide they must marry, for conventions sake. Ethics, class, customs and morals threaten to overwhelm the lives of two families in a lancashire town called.
British actor brian worth was a leading man of no particular distinction save for his affability. Lisa daniely, brian worth, leslie dwyer, michael medwin, joan hickson locations. The plays title refers to the wakes week holiday in the fictional town of hindle and is also a pun on the name of a traditional lancashire chicken dish. Alan jeffcote, son of nat hawthorn, hindle s richest factory owner, meets fanny hawthorn, daughter of nats slasher and oldest friend, in blackpool and the two go off for what they believe to be secret fling in llandudno. Librivox recording of hindle wakes, by stanley houghton, with accompanying essay by emma goldman. With leslie dwyer, lisa daniely, brian worth, sandra dorne. British playwright stanley houghtons hindle wakes currently at the mint theater company was written and first performed in the era when sigmund freuds ideas on sexuality were becoming known, and when the question of womens suffrage was on peoples minds. Stanley houghtons hindle wakes, an obscure british play from 1912 thats been dusted off and revivified by the mint theater company, begins with a storm. William gell productions, monarch productions limited stars. The sunday times hailed hindle wakes as a work of illuminating force. A working girl and a millionaires playboy son sow their wild oats during lancashires wakes week and cause consternation to both their families. Hindle wakes is a stage play by stanley houghton written in 1910. Renown films renown films hindle wakes 194776 arthur crabtree directed this 1952 monachgell production. Hindle wakes is a 1952 british drama film, directed by arthur crabtree and starring lisa daniely and leslie dwyer.
Successful remake of one of the earliest british talkies. Set in the north of england hindle, two mill workers jenny lisa daniely and mary sandra dome take off to blackpool for the wakes week holiday. And the film bringing me on this long quest, maurice elveys 1927 version of hindle wakes, being shown as part of the first yorkshire silent film festival. Review of mint theater companys hindle wakes at theatre row. Little hindle wakes 1 hour 30 min a centuriesold lancashire dish of cold, stuffed chicken, made here with lean boneless breast rather than a whole chicken, and fromage frais instead of cream. A highly embellished version of the dish appears in the 1954 food in england by dorothy hartley hartley 1954. In the best play of 1912, the conventional morals and manners of a north england mill town are overthrown by a young woman with ideas far ahead of her time. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. A thoroughly enjoyable, readily accessible play with the unlikely title, hindle wakes, awaits audiences delectation. Brave, because he had the courage to touch one of the most sensitive spots of puritanismwomans virtue. Jan 19, 2018 stanley houghtons hindle wakes, an obscure british play from 1912 thats been dusted off and revivified by the mint theater company, begins with a storm. Hindle wakes 1952, winter gardens film festival, blackpool winter gardens, fy1 1hl blackpool, blackpool, united kingdom.
A forgotten playwright, freshly minted stanley houghtons final play, a study of provincial hypocrisy in vicwardian england, is being staged in the u. Romantic drama about a mill girl who becomes romantically involved with the bosss son while on holiday in blackpool. Watch hindle wakes tv movie 1976 online streaming free. Looking at the titles pun hindle is the small milltown in the play. Stanley houghton hindle wakes in stanley houghton, who died last year, the drama lost a talented and brave artist. Stanley houghtons hindle wakes gets first new york. She tries to hide it from her interfering parents by saying she. Jenny is attracted to the mill s boss s son brian worth. Jenny is attracted to the mills bosss son brian worth. Watch hindle wakes tv movie 1976 online streaming free in 720p. When she agrees to spend a week with the young man, jenny enlists her roommates help to keep this liaison a secret. Stanley houghtons bracingly unsentimental hindle wakes failed twice on broadway, expiring after 30odd performances in both 1912 and 1922. The leading light of the socalled manchester school of realist dramatists, stanley houghton wrote hindle wakes in 1911 and it was a hit both in mrs. John baines screenplay, stanley houghton adapted from the play hindle wakes.
Set in the hindle, two mill workers take off to blackpool for the wakes holiday. In a new century, the mint theater company is demonstrating that this littleknown play with its perplexing title is a compelling period piece. Check out hindle wakes by in the nursery on amazon music. While on seaside holiday with her girlfriend mary, a pretty factory worker named jenny is attracted to alan, son of the owner of the mill where she works. Hindle wakes 1952 lisa daniely, leslie dwyer, brian worth. Hindle wakes is one of the few plays written by the manchester play. Houghtons best known play, hindle wakes has been filmed five times, most recently in 1976 as a tv film starring donald pleasance.
The film was the fourth and last screen adaptation of the famous stanley houghton play of the 1910s, dealing with an independentminded young woman insisting on her right to enjoy a sexual flirtation regardless of the disapproval of family or society. Mint theater companys production of stanley houghtons hindle wakes, a british realistic play over a century old, vibrantly brings to the contemporary table sexual issues which preoccupy us today, however sublimated they may be by the overt needs of some to be politically correct. The wakes was the weeks holiday organised by each mill town, during which all the local mills. My favourite part named the house of sorrow and beautifully accompanied by in the nursery. Hindle wakes focuses on the aftermath of an unmarried couples dirty weekend in llandudno, which throws a spanner in the marital machinations of two prosperous families.
Hindle wakes by stanley houghton on free audio book download. Hindle wakes is a film programme that first aired in 1952 and has been classified a pg certificate. Whatever else one may criticise or attack, the sacredness of virtue must remain untouched. The best ingredients delivered directly to you and now save 50% on your first box. Jan 24, 2018 long buried in a box marked forgotten was this remarkable play, now unearthed by jonathan banks mint theater company, which has brought it back to shimmering life for a run at the beckett. Mint theater to stage rare revival of hindle wakes playbill. Stanley houghtons hindle wakes gets first new york revival. It seems an amazing coincidence that the film version of hindle wakes was showing at the cinemas just at the time in 1952 when hartley, a food writer known to not be above a bit of inventive decoration, was sitting down to write her food in england. Hindle wakes 1952 a factory worker lisa daniely falls for her boss son brian worth but enlists the aid of her girlfriend to keep it a secret. In the best play of 1912, the conventional morals and manners of a north england mill. Arthur crabtree directed this 1952 monachgell production. Hindle wakes 1952 at winter gardens film festival, blackpool. Jan 19, 2018 mint theater companys production of stanley houghtons hindle wakes, a british realistic play over a century old, vibrantly brings to the contemporary table sexual issues which preoccupy us today, however sublimated they may be by the overt needs of some to be politically correct. Upon returning to hindle the news of the affair threatens to cause a scandal.178 1452 1121 1267 531 710 675 1104 1368 1140 10 412 722 734 594 287 809 728 814 296 185 1536 595 804 301 884 1010 127 1427 40 291 1172 1073 28 446