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The Titfield thunderbolt

Author: Charles ChricthonStanley HollowayMichael TrumanJohn GregsonGeorge RelphAll authors
Publisher: [England] : Studio Canal : Anchor Bay Entertainment [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the local railway is replaced with busses by the government, the citizens of Titfield decide to keep it running themselves. The owners of the new bus system try to sabotage their precious railway.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Chricthon; Stanley Holloway; Michael Truman; John Gregson; George Relph; Godfrey Tearle; Seth Holt; Douglas Slocombe; Gabrielle Brune; T E B Clarke; Ealing Studios.; Studio Canal+.; Optimum Releasing (Firm); Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 60538184
Notes: Videodisc release of the 1954 motion picture.
The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback.
Special feature: Introduction to each film by George Perry, author of "Forever Ealing."
Some copies issued in box set, with title: Ealing Studios Comedy Collection.
Credits: Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; editor, Seth Holt.
Performer(s): Cast: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne, John Gregson, Godfrey Tearle, Hugh Griffith, Gabrielle Brune, Sidney James.
Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD (PAL).
Responsibility: an Ealing Studios production ; screenplay, T.E.B. Clarke ; director, Charles Crichton.

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When the local railway is replaced with busses by the government, the citizens of Titfield decide to keep it running themselves. The owners of the new bus system try to sabotage their precious railway.

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