The Railway Children
The film was the ninth most popular movie at the British box office in  and recouped its cost in that country alone. The planned commentary by director Lionel Jeffries was not completed due to his death in February Bernard Cribbins was nominated in the category of Best Supporting Actor. Hornby Railways produced a 00 gauge train set of the train from the film.
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Bachmann Branchline currently produces a 00 gauge train pack from the film, albeit a more accurate set. In , to coincide with the 40th anniversary, a book was brought out called The Making of the Railway Children by Jim Shipley - a former volunteer station master of Oakworth Station. It detailed events that took place during filming and interviews from local people associated with it. In November , a second updated version was printed with added information, in particular about Gary Warren who disappeared in the mid 70's after retiring from acting.
He had been tracked down by a member of the Official Catweazle fanclub and the author had permission to write a more updated version of what had happened to him. In , the British Board of Film Classification released a statement saying that they had received and evaluated a complaint about the film in that it encouraged children to trespass on the railway tracks.
The BBFC noted that the children did trespass on the line, but only to warn an approaching train of the danger of a landslide on the track ahead.
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The BBFC also pointed out that the film was set in Edwardian times when access to railway lines was not under the same restrictions as modern times. The film has left a lasting impression on the British film industry and audiences. Five years later, the film magazine Total Film named it the 46th greatest British film of the 20th century. In the British Film Institute included it in their list of the 50 films you should see by the age of In , the film made it onto Channel 4 's list of the Greatest Family Films at number 30, just ahead of Monsters, Inc.
On 28 March the Bradford International Film Festival concluded with a new restoration of The Railway Children film with the 40th anniversary digital premiere. Much of the publicity for the film focused on Agutter's involvement in both films made a generation apart. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see The Railway Children disambiguation. This section needs expansion with: You can help by adding to it.
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Aug 20, Pages Middle Grade Edith Nesbit wrote with supreme confidence about the lives of children and Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis, the trio in The Railway Children , reflect her faith in the resourcefulness, capacity for adventure, and instinctive heroism of the young. This edition of her most popular book restores the splendid original illustrations of C.
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