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The Electric Palace Cinema presents:

In association with the Todmorden Book Festival

The Railway Children

Saturday 17th November at 2pm

In November we are hosting a number of events in association with the first ever Todmorden Book Festival and so we thought it only right that November's Electric Palace should be a Classic Children's book made into a Classic Children's Movie. So, we are going for Edith Nesbit's The Railway Children. 

After Charles Waterbury (Iain Cuthbertson) is imprisoned on false charges of selling state secrets, his wife (Dinah Sheridan) must move to a small house near a railway station. The Waterbury children - Bobbie (Jenny Agutter), Phyllis (Sally Thomsett) and Peter (Gary Warren) - occupy themselves watching the trains, even befriending a gentleman (William Mervyn) who frequents the station. When the children discover what has happened to their father, their new friend provides key assistance.

Cert: U
Running Time: 110 mins

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