The Railway Children

Directed by Lionel Jeffries

Year: 1970
Running Time: 109
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
Country: U.K.
Language: English
Genres: Drama, Family
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The Railway Children

Cast
Jenny Agutter
Dinah Sheridan
Bernard Cribbins
William Mervyn
Sally Thomsett
Gary Warren
Iain Cuthbertson

Crew
Directed by Lionel Jeffries


In turn-of-the-century London, Roberta “Bobbie” Waterbury (Jenny Agutter, Walkabout, Logan’s Run) lives a perfect upper-class life with her parents, sister and brother until one fateful night when her father is mysteriously arrested. Suddenly impoverished, the children and their mother are forced to move to a dusty cottage far away in the country perched on the edge of a railroad. But along these magical tracks, in the nearby station and on the mighty trains themselves, Bobbie and her siblings will discover adventure, face danger and forge friendships that will change their young lives forever. Dinah Sheridan (Genevieve) and Bernard Cribbins (Carry On Spying) co-star in this heartwarming hit based on the beloved novel by E. Nesbit (The Enchanted Castle) and filmed on location in the breathtaking Yorkshire countryside. Nominated for three British Academy Awards, The Railway Children remains one of the best-loved family classics of our time and was recently named one of the top 100 British films of the 20th century by the British Film Institute. Acting great Lionel Jeffries (The Amazing Mr. Blunden) wrote the screenplay and directed this extraordinary film for the whole family.

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