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Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

Ealing comedy about a group of villagers and their battle to preserve the local railway line by running it themselves, an enterprise that goes well until they are sabotaged in a midnight raid by the rival bus company. Undaunted, they wheel out the Thunderbolt, an ancient exhibit in the village museum. Now all that remains is to put on a satisfactory run for the stickler of a government inspector.

Last on

Christmas Eve 2013 19:00 BBC Four

Music Played

1 item
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    Algernon Drummond The Eton Boating Song

Credits

Walter Valentine
Stanley Holloway
Director
Charles Crichton
Vicar Sam Weech
George Relph
George Blakeworth
Naunton Wayne
Squire Gordon Chesterford
John Gregson
Harry Hawkins
Sid James
Vernon Crump
Jack MacGowran
Producer
Michael Truman
Writer
TEB Clarke

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