Rent British Transport Films Collection: Railways for Ever! (1980)

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Synopsis:
Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own m-house film production unit. Launched on 1 May 1949, and led for 25 years by Edgar Anstey - a founding father of the British documentary movement - it became one of the largest industrial film units in Britain. This digitally remastered collection is a must for the transport enthusiast and the documentary aficionado alike.
Actors:
, Gordon Henry Davies, , , , ,
Directors:
, , Leslie Shepard, , , , , , , , , ,
Producers:
Edgar Anstey, John Shearman, Ian Ferguson
Narrated By:
John Stockbridge, Gordon Henry Davies, Michael Goodliffe, Stephen Murray
Writers:
Michael Clarke, Paul Le Saux, Edgar Anstey, John Rowdon, John Legard, Charles Baudelaire, Montagu Slater, Stanley Goulder, Norman Prouting, Laurie Lee, James Burns Singer
Studio:
BFI Video
Genres:
British TV, TV Documentaries
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
25/08/2014
Run Time:
763 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour and B & W
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following:
- Work in Progress (1951)
- Wash and Brush Up (1953)
- A Place in the Team (1953)
- Service for Southend (1957)
- DieseI Train Ride (1959)
- Let's Go To Birmingham (1962)
- Reshaping British Railways (1963)
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following:
- Forward to First Principles (1966)
- Freight and a City (1966)
- Second Nature (1967)
- The New Tradition (1968)
- Plumb-Loco (1971)
- This Year by Rail (1972)
- Overture: One-Two-Five (1978)
Disc 3:
This disc includes the following:
- Ocean Terminal (1952)
- Dodging the Column (1952)
- Link Span (1956)
- Every Valley (1957)
- Journey into Spring (1957)
- Between the Tides (1958)
- Giant Load (1958)
Disc 4:
This disc includes the following:
- They Take the High Road (1960)
- Wild Highlands (1961)
- Wild Wings (1965)
- An Artist Looks at Churches (1959)
- Railways For Ever! (1970)
- The Scene from Melbury House (1972)
- Age of Invention (1975)
- Seaspeed Express (1980)
Disc 5:
This disc includes the following:
- North to the Dales (1962)
- Yorkshire Sands (1955)
- Down to Sussex (1964)
- The Land of Robert Burns (1956)
- Journey into History (1952)
- Midland Country (1974)
- The Travolators (1961)
Disc 6:
This disc includes the following:
- Journey to the Sea (1952)
- London for a Day (1962)
- The Beacons and Beyond (1979)
- A Desperate Case (1958)
- Lancashire Coast (1957)
- Golfers in a Scottish Landscape (1971)

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