“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
— Mark Twain

Tientsin Railway Station in The Inn of Sixth Happiness

Posted: September 13th, 2018 | No Comments »

It is well known that North Wales and Snowdonia has never looked so amazing as it did standing in for China in The Inn of the Sixth Happiness, the 1958 movie with Ingrid Bergman as a missionary. Towards the start of the film Bergman arrives in Tientsin (Tianjin) by train – I’d never really paid attention to this part of the movie before always sitting up when the mountains behind the Welsh village of Beddgelert appears full of Chinese people! However, the Tientsin Railway Station scenes were filmed at the MGM Studios in Borehamwood, Hertforshire. But it looks good….



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