The Railway Children (DVD)

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The Railway Children (DVD)

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Jenny Agutter (who played Bobbie in a 1970 film version) stars as Mother alongside Sir Richard Attenborough in this Masterpiece Theater presentation o...

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“Daddy, that's my daddy!”

published 06/05/2006

ProGreat film and suitable for all

ConsNone

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN ------------------------------------ ~~~Where did this film originate from?~~~ Originally "The Railway Children" was a book which was written by E. Nesbit. This product can also be found on ciao for those who enjoy reading. However many know this film from TV, of course every...

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“Daddy! My Daddy!”

published 21/08/2005

ProGreat acting from the young cast

ConsSome people may not like the little changes in thi...

This adaptation of the classic novel was on ITV in 2000. Jenny Agutter stars for the 3rd time! Of course, she is famous for her wonderful role as Bobbie in the film but she also took the part in a BBC version. Here, she plays Mother. Daddy is played by Michael Kitchen. Bobbie is played by Jemima...

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Excellent

“A british top 100 film”

published 15/03/2004

ProA great classic

ConsN/A

Although there are a few different remakes of this classic, the most popular of all has to be the '70's version of 'The Railway Children'. Starring Jenny Agutter, Sally Thomsett and Gary Warren as the children, this great story also includes Bernard Cribbins, Dinah Sherriden, William Mervin and...

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Excellent

“Keep off the railway lines”

published 24/01/2006

ProIt is a great watch

ConsNone

When i saw this film i thought it was great it stars jenny aggutter as the mother and she has three children called Roberta (bobbie) Phylis (Phil) and Peter. The father is taken away because he was accused of giving away government details to someone else and the childrens aunt emma comes to stay...

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Super

ProYou don't need to have read the book

ConsIt's on television nearly every christmas.

The first time I saw this, I was expecting it to be nothing like the book and therefore was not looking forward to watching it. A classic 80's film about a middle class family. A mother and her two daughters and one son having to rough it for a while and learn some valuable life lessons, whilst...

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Excellent

“A brilliant classic.”

published 04/02/2004

ProAn overall classic that is never too boring to wat...

ConsMaybe not for everybody, really for people who enj...

When i first watched this film, i found that it was easy to get into, and i found myself not wanting to pause it so i could make a cup of tea or a sandwich, so i would definately recomend having a cuppa made and all snacks at hand so you dont need to leave the sofa. I watched this film with my...

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Jenny Agutter (who played Bobbie in a 1970 film version) stars as Mother alongside Sir Richard Attenborough in this Masterpiece Theater presentation of Edith Nesbit's popular novel. Set in Yorkshire at the dawn of the 20th century, THE RAILWAY CHILDREN is the story of three children whose father has been wrongfully imprisoned for espionage, though they know nothing of this; their mother refuses to tell them why the police took away their father. So, the children spend their free time exploring the mystery of their father's disappearance and gazing at the nearby railroad in the hope that it will somehow bring them an answer. After they help prevent an accident on the railroad, the children are befriended by a mysterious old gentleman (Attenborough) who may be able to provide some answers.

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