British Transport Films Collection Three: Discovering Railways [6-Disc DVD Set] (DVD)
Third volume of documentaries produced by the British Transport Commission.
The collection includes:
The Finishing Line
Just Like the Rest of Us
Centenary Express and more.
Following the nationalisation of public transport in 1948, the British Transport Commission set up its own in-house film production unit. Launched on 1st May 1949, British Transport Films was led for 25 years by Edgar Anstey - a founding father of the British documentary movement - and became one of the largest industrial film units in Britain.
The third volume in a series of 6-disc box sets contains classics as The Finishing Line, Inter-City 125, and Just Like the Rest of Us, as well as rare gems like Centenary Express and Give Your Car a Holiday. This digitally remastered collection is a must for the transport enthusiast and the documentary aficionado alike. It includes a fully illustrated booklet with extensive films notes by BFI curators, and full credits.
Running Time: 793 minutes
Region: All Regions
Release Date: 25 Aug. 2014
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