Main title from Whistle Down the Wind (1961) (4).   From an original novel by Mary Hayley Bell

Whistle Down the Wind

(1961)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Crime, Drama | 1h 39min |
U
| Stars: Bernard Lee, Alan Bates, Norman Bird | Director: Bryan Forbes

Three north country children think a murderer on the run is Jesus Christ

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Cast

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Bernard Lee
Bostock
Alan Bates
The Man
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Norman Bird
Eddie
Diane Clare
Sunday School Teacher
Patricia Heneghan
Salvation Army Girl
John Arnatt
Superintendent Teesdale
Elsie Wagstaff
Auntie Dorothy
Hamilton Dyce
The Vicar
Howard Douglas
The Vet
Ronald Hines
PC Thurstow
Gerald Sim
Detective
Michael Lees
1st Civil Defence Worker
Michael Raghan
2nd Civil Defence Worker
May Barton
Villager
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Hayley Mills
Kathy
Diane Holgate
Nan
Alan Barnes
Charles
Roy Holder
Jackie
Barry Dean
Raymond
Christine Ashworth
Disciple
John Boden
Disciple
Doreena Clark
Disciple
Keith Clement
Disciple
Pamela Lonsdale
Disciple
Judy Ollerenshaw
Disciple
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Reviews

(1)

Charming allegorical study of childhood innocence, extremely well made, amusing and avoiding sentimentality. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

(2)
Photograph of Whistle Down the Wind (1961) (1) featuring Alan Bates, Hayley Mills
Main title from Whistle Down the Wind (1961) (4).   From an original novel by Mary Hayley Bell

Production

(4)
Bryan Forbes
Director
British actor Richard Attenborough in a publicity shot
Producer
Mary Hayley Bell
Writer (original novel)
Keith Waterhouse
Writer (screenplay)

Companies

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Allied Film Makers (AFM)
Production company
Beaver Films
Production company
Rank Film Distributors
Distribution company