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Night mail, West Highland

Author: Basil Wright; Harry Watt; John Grierson; John Gray; Panamint Cinema (Firm)
Publisher: Newton [Scotland] : Panamint Cinema, ©2002.
Series: GPO classic collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Night mail (1936): describes the nightly journey of the "Postal Special" from London to Scotland, which is manned entirely by postal workers and does not carry passengers.

West Highland (1960): tribute to the West Highland Railway as the reign of steam was drawing to its close.

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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Basil Wright; Harry Watt; John Grierson; John Gray; Panamint Cinema (Firm)
OCLC Number: 61710953
Notes: Title from container.
Running time shown on container: 55 min.
"As seen on BBC"--Container cover.
Credits: Night mail: verse, W.H. Auden ; music, Benjamin Britten ; producer, John Grierson ; directors, Harry Watt, Basil Wright.
West Highland: camera, David Hanley ; editor, Louis Miller ; director & producer, John Gray.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 55 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD. PAL Region O.
Contents: Night mail (ca. 22 min.) --
West Highland (ca. 30 min.).
Series Title: GPO classic collection.
Other Titles: Night mail.
West Highland.

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Night mail (1936): describes the nightly journey of the "Postal Special" from London to Scotland, which is manned entirely by postal workers and does not carry passengers.

West Highland (1960): tribute to the West Highland Railway as the reign of steam was drawing to its close.

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