The Railway Children

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| Film | | UK | Colour | 1h 49min |
Stars: Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn

Three Edwardian children and their mother move to Yorkshire when their father is imprisoned as a spy, and have adventures on the railway line while helping to prove his innocence

Cast (15)

British actress, Dinah Sheridan, poses for a fashion shoot
Mrs Waterbury
Bernard Cribbins
Albert Perks
William Mervyn
Old Gentleman
Iain Cuthbertson
Charles Waterbury
Jenny Agutter
Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Waterbury
Sally Thomsett
Phyllis Waterbury
Gary Warren
Peter Waterbury
Peter Bromilow
Ann Lancaster
Gordon Whiting
Beatrix Mackey
Aunt Emma
Deddie Davies
Mrs Perks
David Lodge
Christopher Witty
Brenda Cowling
Mrs Viney
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News (1)

Return of the Train, promotional advertisement by Virgin Trains from 2005.  Clever CGI transports Margaret Lockwood and Day May Whitty from The Lady Vanishes (1938) to the present day
Margaret Lockwood featured in unique Virgin Trains advertisement
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Virgin’s ‘The Return of the Train’ advertising campaign features film stars from six classic movies mixed with present-day passengers.


Lionel Jeffries


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Production company

EMI Film Productions