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    Unique ID Code: 0000152768
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 27/12/2012 12:16
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    The Titfield Thunderbolt: Digitally Restored 60th Anniversary

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    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 80 mins
    Retail Price: £15.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    A comical and delightful tale of community spirit, written by celebrated Ealing regular and Academy Award Winner T.E.B. Clarke (The Lavender Hill Mob, Barnacle Bill), directed by Charles Crichton (A Fish Called Wanda, The Lavender Hill Mob) and celebrating its 60th Anniversary, THE TITFIELD THUNDERBOLT has been expertly digitally restored* from the much loved, Golden Age of the Ealing Comedies.

    When British Railways announce the closure of the Titfield to Mallingford branch line, a group of local village residents make a bid to run it themselves, backed by a monied member of the community who is attracted by the complete lack of licensing hours on trains. Unfortunately this puts them into direct competition with the local bus company.

    Special Features:
    Making the Titfield Thunderbolt
    Douglas Slocombe Home Movie Footage
    The Lion Locomotive Featurette
    Locations Featurette
    Stills Gallery
    Restoration comparison
    Douglas Slocombe on Charles Crichton audio interview

    Video Tracks:

    Audio Tracks:
    Mono 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English HOH

    Directed By:
    Charles Crichton

    Written By:

    George Relph
    Naunton Wayne
    John GregsonStanley Holloway
    Godfrey Tearle
    Hugh Griffith
    Gabrielle Brune
    Sidney James

    Soundtrack By:
    Georges Auric

    Director of Photography:
    Douglas Slocombe

    Seth Holt

    Production Designer:
    C.P. Norman

    Michael Truman

    Executive Producer:
    Michael Balcon

    Studio Canal

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