Blue Scar

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Miner's daughter Olwen Williams leaves her small Welsh village and her sweetheart, Tom, to take up a singing scholarship, and eventually marries a collar-and-tie man. Tom has ambitions of his own and becomes manager of the colliery.



  • Set and shot in South Wales. The Electric Theatre cinema in Port Talbot served as a makeshift studio. Other scenes were shot on location in Abergwynfi.
  • Most of the cast consisted of amateur actors drawn from the local area.



  • Date: 1949
  • Cert: U



  • Director/Writer: Jill Craigie
  • Producer: William MacQuitty
  • Written by Jill Craigie
  • Cast: Emrys Jones, Gwyneth Vaughan, Rachel Thomas, Anthony Pendrell and Prysor Williams


  • Length: 90 mins.
  • Format: DVD
  • Language: English



  • Contact: Outlook Films Ltd - (rights)
  • DVD copy of the film: The National Library of Wales - (please ensure that you have screening rights approved before contacting Elen. The DVD can only be supplied if your screening(s) have been approved by Outlook Films)




This film is covered by our Made In Wales strategy. If you are a member of Film Hub Wales you may be eligible to submit a proposal for support. Read our Made In Wales strategy.