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The Titfield thunderbolt

Author: Charles CrichtonMichael TrumanT E B ClarkeStanley HollowayJohn GregsonAll authors
Publisher: [England] : Studio Canal : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2005]
Series: Ealing Studios comedy collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Crichton; Michael Truman; T E B Clarke; Stanley Holloway; John Gregson; George Relph; Godfrey Tearle; Gabrielle Brune; Naunton Wayne; Hugh Griffith; Sidney James; Reginald Beckwith; Edie Martin; Michael Trubshawe; Jack MacGowran; Ewan Roberts; Herbert C Walton; Georges Auric; Seth Holt; Douglas Slocombe; Rank Organisation.; Ealing Studios.; Studio Canal.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 63270587
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1953, c1952.
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.
Credits: Director of photography, Douglas Slocombe ; editor, Seth Holt ; music, Georges Auric.
Performer(s): Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne, John Gregson, Godfrey Tearle, Hugh Griffith, Gabrielle Brune, Sidney James, Reginald Beckwith, Edie Martin, Michael Trubshawe Jack McGowran, Ewan Roberts, Herbert C. Walton.
Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Ealing Studios comedy collection.
Responsibility: the J. Arthur Rank Organisation presents an Ealing Studios/Michael Balcon production ; original screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke ; produced by Michael Truman ; directed by Charles Crichton.

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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.

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