Went The Day Well? | 1942
Went The Day Well location: the village of ‘Bramley End’: Turville, Buckinghamshire
- CAST |
- Leslie Banks,
- Elizabeth Allan,
- Frank Lawton,
- Marie Lohr,
- Thora Hird,
- Mervyn Johns,
- David Farrar,
- Harry Fowler,
- Basil Sydney,
- Patricia Hayes,
- James Donald
During WWII, a small English village is taken over by German fifth columnists, in this excellent, low key propaganda piece, from a Graham Greene story, which still packs a punch.
Went The Day Well location: Oliver Wilsford’s cottage in ‘Bramley End’: The Old Bakehouse, Turville, Buckinghamshire
The fictitious village of 'Bramley End' is Turville, off the B482 about five miles west of High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire.
Went The Day Well location: the policeman’s cottage in ‘Bramley End’: The Old Schoolhouse, Turville, Buckinghamshire
The village church is St Mary the Virgin, which was also the scene of the haunted wedding episode in the classic 1945 British chiller Dead of Night (and was also ‘St Barnabas’ in TV sitcom The Vicar of Dibley)
Went The Day Well location: the village church: St Mary the Virgin, Turville, Buckinghamshire
Pretty much unchanged to this day, the village is also seen in 2009’s Oscar-nominated An Education, and is overlooked by the windmill from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.