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#544391 - 9th Jul 2011 2:33pm I.O.M Ferry,film set?
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Hi,don't know wether this is the correct forum?

Does anyone recall the IOM ferry being used as a film set,early 80's i think?
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#544397 - 9th Jul 2011 3:00pm Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: poodlepup]
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may be so wrong here, but was it something to do with "letter to brezhnev"

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#544403 - 9th Jul 2011 3:38pm Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: poodlepup]
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Originally Posted By: poodlepup
Hi,don't know wether this is the correct forum?

Does anyone recall the IOM ferry being used as a film set,early 80's i think?


Manxman, film being S.O.S. Titanic??

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#544406 - 9th Jul 2011 3:52pm Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: poodlepup]
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I think thats the one!Titanic is what i had in my mind,but wasn't sure,as it was my drunken teenage years!

I was given some of the ships lanterns that were used in the film,so thanks for clearing that up for me.
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#544432 - 9th Jul 2011 5:10pm Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: poodlepup]
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HI,poodlepup ask YEWGARTH he nows all about the I.O.M ferrys cheers mike..

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#544435 - 9th Jul 2011 5:18pm Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: mikethetrainman]
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Wasn't YENTYL featuring Barbara Streisand filming a scene on the ship round about that time? it would fit the bill.

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#544438 - 9th Jul 2011 5:25pm Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: poodlepup]
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mmm it would seem a few films have used the ships.

Thanks for your replies.
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#544494 - 9th Jul 2011 7:38pm Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: poodlepup]
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Wasn't it Chariots of Fire?

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#544626 - 10th Jul 2011 12:14am Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: Helles]
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you're right on all accounts!


Edited by yewgarth (10th Jul 2011 12:15am)

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#544956 - 10th Jul 2011 6:41pm Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: yewgarth]
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you're right on all accounts!


Who, everyone? eek

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#545116 - 10th Jul 2011 10:40pm Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: Helles]
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Originally Posted By: yewgarth
you're right on all accounts!


Who, everyone? eek


Yes, all the films mentioned on this thread so far had scenes of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company vessels.
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#545232 - 11th Jul 2011 9:15am Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: poodlepup]
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The closing section of 'Yentl' featured 'Manxman'

Bob.

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#545301 - 11th Jul 2011 11:46am Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: 8HBob]
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This piece of the Manxman was actually refurbished for a part in a film/drama, I don't know which one though.


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#548007 - 17th Jul 2011 10:45am Re: I.O.M Ferry,film set? [Re: poodlepup]
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The Manxman was, as Helles said used in "Chariots of Fire". Was shown at the old/real Woodside landing stage. Everyone was boarding the "Ferry to Calais" !

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