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The Railway Children (1970)

G
109 min | Family, Drama

After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason for his disappearance.
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E. Nesbit (celebrated novel) | Lionel Jeffries (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 21, 1970

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Oct 28, 1971 (United States)

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Dinah Sheridan
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Bernard Cribbins
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William Mervyn
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Iain Cuthbertson
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Jenny Agutter
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Sally Thomsett
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Gary Warren
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Gordon Whiting
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Beatrix Mackey
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Deddie Davies
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David Lodge
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Brenda Cowling
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Paddy Ward
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Erik Chitty
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Dominic Allan
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Richard Leech
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Amelia Bayntun
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Ann Cryer
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Bob Cryer
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Paul Luty
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7.4 / 10 | 3,592 votes