This adaptation of E. Nesbit's children's classic follows the fortunes of a group of Edwardian children whose father is wrongly jailed for treason. Exiled with their mother to a life of genteel poverty on the Yorkshire Moors, they are soon drawn to the railway at the bottom of the garden, and all kinds of adventures.
United Kingdom released, Blu-Ray/Region B DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Dolby DTS-HD Master Audio ), English ( Subtitles ), WIDESCREEN (1.66:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Cast/Crew Interview(s), Documentary, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: British character actor Lionel Jeffries both directed THE RAILWAY CHILDREN and adapted its screenplay from the novel by E. Nesbit. Dinah Sheridan plays the mother of three children who must live in reduced circumstances when her husband (Ian Cuthbertson), a government official, is arrested on a false charge of treason. The kids adapt rather well to their new environment, a community located on the edges of a railway. They befriend a kindly porter (Bernard Cribbins) and a wealthy gent (William Mervyn), both of whom strive to prove their father's innocence. SCREENED/AWARDED AT: BAFTA Awards, ...The Railway Children (1970) (Blu-Ray)