The Railway Children

Dir: Lionel Jeffries
Cast: Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn
109mins   1970   UK   U   English   

After Charles Waterbury is imprisoned on false charges of selling state secrets, his wife must move to a small house near a railway station.

The Waterbury children, Bobbie, Phyllis and Peter, occupy themselves watching the trains, even befriending a gentleman who frequents the station. When the children discover what has happened to their father, their new friend provides key assistance.

'A wonderful piece of family entertainment' - Derek Malcolm, Guardian