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The Finishing Line (1977)

| Short | 1977 (UK)
This British government public-information film is aimed at children and shows them the dangers of playing on railroad tracks.

Director:

John Krish
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anthony Carrick ... (as Antony Carrick)
Kevin Flood Kevin Flood
Don Henderson
Peter Hill Peter Hill
David Howe David Howe
David Millett David Millett
Yolande Palfrey Yolande Palfrey
Jeremy Wilkin Jeremy Wilkin
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This British government public-information film is aimed at children and shows them the dangers of playing on railroad tracks.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1977 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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At initial screenings in schools the film had a huge impact, with some children fainting and others stunned into silence. When it was shown on television, however, there was an outcry which led to the film being banned for more than 20 years. See more »

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