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British Transport Films Collection: Discovering Railways
  • Description

    Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own in-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.

    The third volume in this series of 6-disc box sets contains such classics as The Finishing Line, Inter-City 125, Just Like the Rest of Us, as well as rare gems like Centenary Express and Give Your Car a Holiday.

    This digitally remastered collection is a must for the transport enthusiast and the documentary aficionado alike. It includes a fully illustrated booklet with extensive film notes by BFI curators, and full credits.

    Extras / Episode List:

    • 42 short films over six DVDs
       

     

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    E
    Region:
    Free
    Number of Discs:
    6
    Main Language:
    English
    Run Time:
    793 mins approx.
    studio:
    BFI
    Series:
    British Transport Films

British Transport Films Collection: Discovering Railways

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  • Description

    Following the nationalisation of transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own in-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.

    The third volume in this series of 6-disc box sets contains such classics as The Finishing Line, Inter-City 125, Just Like the Rest of Us, as well as rare gems like Centenary Express and Give Your Car a Holiday.

    This digitally remastered collection is a must for the transport enthusiast and the documentary aficionado alike. It includes a fully illustrated booklet with extensive film notes by BFI curators, and full credits.

    Extras / Episode List:

    • 42 short films over six DVDs
       

     

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    E
    Region:
    Free
    Number of Discs:
    6
    Main Language:
    English
    Run Time:
    793 mins approx.
    studio:
    BFI
    Series:
    British Transport Films
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