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  • Short Summary

    A small railway train is contrasted with a locomotive. Large model railway is also featured.

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    "Not all the Railways in Britain have the many-ton engines such as we see generally. Here's a contrast." C/U of a man standing beside a railway engine pressing on a pump device. C/U of part of the engine. "This little fellow runs near Littleworth, beyond Peterborough, and acts as a feeder to the big line" M/S of man walking across a plank of wood which spans a small canal. He is carrying a sack on his shoulder, this is loaded onto the train. L/S of the train approaching the camera. A full size steam train pulls up alongside the miniature one.

    "A big contrast perhaps but they both have their work to do" M/S of the two trains, a young boy walks between them with a large black and white dog - possibly a Great Dane. He poses with the dog, an engine driver stands on a step looking at the camera. "And here's another railway - in this case a very miniature one. Most boys would lie awake all night, if they thought it was to be theirs in the morning." M/S of a large model railway - trains move around the track. High angle C/U of model train standing at a station. Other trains pass by. High angle shots of the model track.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 636.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:43:00 / 01:25:16:00
    EP 266

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