The Titfield Thunderbolt

Directed by Charles Crichton
Charles Crichton
Film Movement Classics
1953
84 Minutes
United Kingdom
English
Classics, Comedy
Not Rated
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Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Sound: Mono
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Synopsis

This endearing Ealing comedy, the first to be made in color, tells the story of the inhabitants of Titfield, who endeavor to prove that their single-track railway is the only form of transport for the village. The villains of the piece are two unsavory characters who have introduced a smart brand new single-decker bus to Titfield. Crump and Pearce, owners of the bus company, are determined to cease the running of the Titfield train, by fair means or foul. From the director of "The Lavender Hill Mob" and "A Fish Called Wanda."

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