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Rent British Transport Films: Vol.7 (1982)

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Synopsis:
Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own in-house film production unit. Launched on 1st 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, the seventh in a series of double box sets, includes such classics as The Finishing Line, The Stone Carriers, Inter-City 125 and Discover Britain by Train as well as rare gems such as Centenary Express and Old Sam the Signalman. All these films are now preserved in the BFI National Archive.
This selection has been digitally remastered for this two-disc set, which is a 'must' not just for the transport enthusiast, but also for the documentary aficionado who will recognise traits and innovations in British non-fiction filmmaking.
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Directors:
Producers:
James Ritchie, John Legard, Lionel Cole, John W. Shepherd
Narrated By:
John Slater, Stephen Millar, Peter Purves, Anthony Marsh, Brian Redhead, Gary Watson, John Stockbridge, Peter Hawkins
Writers:
Colin Taylor, C. David Lochner, Edgar Anstey, John Legard, Brian Redhead, James Ritchie, Norman Prouting, Michael Gilmour, John Krish
Studio:
BFI Video
Genres:
British TV, TV Documentaries
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
28/04/2008
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:
- The North Eastern Goes Forward (1962)
- Right Time Means Right Time (aka The Pain Train) (1969)
- Motorsport Tries Motorail (1969)
- Discovering Railways (1977)
- Current Affairs on the Midland (1980)
- Railways Conserve the Environment (1970)
- Discover Britain by Train (1978)
- Old Sam the Signalman (1982)
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following:
- Journey Inter-City (1972)
- Power to Stop (1979)
- Inter-City 125 (1976)
- A New Age for Railways (1979)
- The Stone Carriers (1982)
- The Finishing Line (1976)
- Robbie (1979)
- Centenary Express (1980)
- Sir Peter Parker Talks to Jimmy Savile (1982)

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