A lthough brief encounter was set amid the narrow confines of an imagined home counties town the station scenes were shot by director david lean at carnforth where the large clock stood above the. A small plaque tells who was involved with bringing the clock back to life and reads the station clock as featured in the david lean film brief encounter was brought back into use by the generous.
It featured prominently in the famous 1945 david lean film brief encounter the outdoor station scenes of which were filmed at carnforth.
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Meeting a stranger in a railway station a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband. The renovated tea room. The date of installation of the brief encounter clock is not known.
The clock made famous by featuring in the classic film brief encounter has been standing still for almost year following a row between clock winder jim walker and carnforth station trust. The clock s original face and mechanism were lost in the 1970s but were tracked down 20 years ago after much detective work and a few strokes of luck. With celia johnson trevor howard stanley holloway joyce carey.
Carnforth station carnforth lancashire the albert halton room commemorates carnforth s contribution to the first and second world wars and there are other exhibitions exploring the social history of carnforth residents as well as the railway itself. Pensioner who winds iconic brief encounter clock is banned thu february 9 2017 time is standing still at carnforth station after the volunteer who winds the famous clock from the film brief.