G | | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young, recently-orphaned girl is sent to England after living in India all of her life. Once there, she begins to explore her new, seemingly-isolated surroundings, and its secrets.
Portions of several structures were used to depict Misselthwaite Manor. The exterior is primarily sixteenth century Fountains Hall in Yorkshire and some of Allerton House in Yorkshire. The kitchen set was built in a classroom at Eton College. Lord Archibald Craven's (John Lynch's) study is at Harrow School. The main staircase was in St. Pancras Chambers, adjoining the busy St. Pancras Station in Central London. The bedroom interiors were shot on sets on "A" stage at Pinewood Studios. The grounds were shot in Allerton Park in North Yorkshire and some of Luton Hoo in Hertfordshire, as well as Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire. The topiary arch used for the Misselthwaite garden leads directly onto Conistone Moor in North Yorkshire.
Now, what would you like to wear? Black, black, or black?
Mary: Are you blind? They're all black. And I *won't* be laughed at, servant.
Martha: My name's Martha.
Martha: I won't tickle you. I promise.
Martha: What do they wear in India? When I heard you was coming from there, I ...
When Colin throws a temper tantrum after being exposed to an open window, the camera returns to focus on Colin for reaction shots several times during the argument. In some shots, he's dry and his face is pale; in others, he's flushed and sweaty.
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