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The Adventures of Greyfriar's Bobby

John Henderson - 2005

Retelling of the famous story of Greyfriar's Bobby, the dog who stayed by his master's grave for 14 years. Directed by John Henderson starring James Cosmo, Gina McKee and Christopher Lee.

Bobby, a brave Skye Terrier, becomes local legend when it refuses to leave his master's grave after he dies. The townsfolk feed the dog until local authorities ban strays. The kids decide to help Bobby defy the law.

The production filmed in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriar's Graveyard, Arthur's Seat, as well as Bakehouse Close, Niddry Street, Candlemaker Row and The Vennel in the city's Old Town.

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