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The Railway Children ()


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Dramatization of E. Nesbit's classic novel about three children whose lives change Dramatically after they move to a Yorkshire cottage near a railway line.

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Jack Blumenau ...
Peter
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Phyllis
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Bobbie
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Mother
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Father
Valerie Minifie ...
Cook
Melanie Clark Pullen ...
Ruth
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Aunt Emma
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Perks
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Mrs. Ransome
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Station Master
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The Old Gentleman
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Doctor Forrest
Jane Wood ...
Mrs. Viney
Ian Gain ...
Bargee
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Mrs. Perks
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Jim
Bobby Windebank ...
Bargee's Boy
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Mr. Szczepansky
Geoffrey Beevers ...
District Superintendent
Michael Gunn ...
Engine Driver
Paul Trussell ...
Fireman
Max Southworth ...
Son of Perks
Lee Turnbull ...
Draper's Boy
Richard Lloyd ...
Draper
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Peter's Friend (uncredited)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Russell Baker ...
Himself - Host

Directed by

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Catherine Morshead

Written by

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Simon Nye ... (screenplay)
 
E. Nesbit ... (based on the novel by) &
E. Nesbit ... (novel)

Produced by

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Charles Elton ... producer
Freya Pinsent ... associate producer
Jonathan Powell ... associate producer / executive producer

Music by

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Simon Lacey

Cinematography by

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John Daly ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Don Fairservice

Editorial Department

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Ulrike Münch ... assembly editor (as Ulrike Muench)

Casting By

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Laura Scott

Production Design by

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Tim Hutchinson

Set Decoration by

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Sharon Cartwright

Costume Design by

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Howard Burden

Makeup Department

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Carmel Jackson ... makeup artist
Graham Johnston ... makeup designer

Production Management

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Simon Crawford Collins ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Christopher Dando ... first assistant director
Patrick James Stephens ... second assistant director (as Patrick Stephens)
Holly Watson ... assistant director

Art Department

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John Allenby ... prop master
Will Ayres ... stand-by props
Vince Ball ... stand-by carpenter
Barry Gates ... dressing props
Gerry Kelly ... stand-by painter
Tim Lanning ... head greensman
James Lewis ... assistant art director
David Lusby ... production buyer
Roy O'Connor ... dressing props
Daren Reynolds ... stand-by props (as Darren Reynolds)

Sound Department

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Simon Bishop ... sound recordist
Simon Gershon ... sound editor
Andy Griffin ... sound assistant
Paul Hamblin ... dubbing mixer
Stuart Hilliker ... dubbing mixer
Garie Kan ... boom operator
Andrew Schmidt ... sound editor

Special Effects by

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Peter Hutchinson ... special effects supervisor

Stunts

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Riky Ash ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Steve Anthony ... best boy
Andrew Banwell ... clapper loader (as Andy Banwell)
Mark Benson ... stand-by rigger
Mark Funnell ... electrician
Will Humphris ... clapper loader
Gary Hymns ... camera grip
Stuart King ... chief electrician
Tony Nutley ... still photographer
Gary Parnham ... additional electrician
Phil Penfold ... electrician
Steve Senior ... electrician
Alf Tramontin ... steadicam
Steve Wallace ... focus puller

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Rosie Grant ... assistant costume designer
Richard Sale ... assistant costume designer

Location Management

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Jo Beckett ... assistant location manager
Russell Lodge ... location manager

Music Department

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Michael Haslam ... conductor
Steve Parr ... music mixer (uncredited) / music recordist (uncredited)

Other crew

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Michael Bailey ... technical advisor
Julie Burnell ... production executive
Tim Clarke ... drama coach: children
Marissa Cowell ... script supervisor
Maxine Davis ... production assistant
Katie Harlow ... script supervisor: second unit
Kate Ledger ... production coordinator
Philip Shelley ... script editor
Maxine Davis ... assistant accountant (uncredited)
Andy Wickes ... graphic design & titles (uncredited)

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Special Effects

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Other Companies

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  • The Bluebell Railway (the producers would like to thank for their assistance in the making of this film)

Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Les enfants du chemin de fer (France)
  • Los niños del tren (Spain)
  • Vonatlesők (Hungary)
  • Les enfants du chemin de fer (Canada, French title)
  • Deti zeleznice (Slovakia)
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Runtime
  • 108 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The eldest of the railway children, Roberta, is named after Berta Ruck, a close friend of E. Nesbit. See more »
Goofs In the scene where the children are on the canal bridge they watch a horse drawn canal boat pass under the bridge, the boat however is a motor boat and not an unpowered boat, motor boats did not appear on the canals until the 1920s. See more »
Movie Connections References The Railway Children (1968). See more »
Quotes Phyllis: Open my present Peter! It's crayons. If you don't want them, I'll have them!
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