The Titfield Thunderbolt DVD

Charles Crichton, 1952

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Directed by Charles Crichton

Produced in 1952

Main Language - English

Countries & Regions - British Film

Film Description

A delightful comedy of community spirit tale written by celebrated Ealing regular T.E.B. Clarke (The Lavender Hill Mob, Barnacle Bill) and directed by Charles Crichton (A Fish Called Wanda, The Lavender Hill Mob), The Titfield Thunderbolt shows a charming slice of an England that is no more, and was the first of the Ealing Comedies to be produced in Technicolor.

When British Railways announces the closure of the line linking rural Titfield to Mallingford the only line the Titfield inhabitants rely on to commute to work and transport their produce to market - a group of the local village residents make a bid to run it themselves, backed by a wealthy member of the community attracted to the lack of alcohol licensing hours on trains. Unfortunately their decision puts them into direct competition with the local bus company...

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DVD Details

Certificate: U

Publisher: Studio Canal

Length: 80 mins

Format: DVD Colour

Region: 2

Released: 13th November 2006

Cat No: OPTD0608

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