Yanks (1979)

Director: John Schlesinger

Starring: Richard Gere, Lisa Eichhorn, Vanessa Redgrave


Stockport, Cheshire

Manchester Ship Canal, Moore, Cheshire

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, Yorkshire

Springhead, Oldham, Lancashire
Used in the opening shot where the trucks are climbing up a steep hill adjacent to a chimney stack.

Delph, Cheshire

Stalybridge, Cheshire
This was used for a number of scenes. The shot of the war memorial with Jeeps driving past was in Trinity St., the orchestra concert was filmed at St.Paul's Church and various street scenes were filmed around the town.

Stamford Golf Club, Mossley, Cheshire

Uppermill, Cheshire
The village of Uppermill features throughout the film.

Saddleworth, Lancashire
This was the location for the village shop.

Oldham, Lancashire

Dobcross, Lancashire
This was where the landlord of The Swan is rudely awakened at 1am by two GIs demanding half and half, a mixture of bitter and mild.

Halifax, Yorkshire
A scene of some GI trucks climbing a steep hill was filmed at Southowram Bank.

Hyde, Cheshire
The dance and fight sequences were filmed in the Town Hall.