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Along the Line
Along the Line

Along the Line 1947


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Along the Line 1947

15 mins United Kingdom Director. Richard Q. Mcnaughton

Jobs galore on the railways! The engine driver may be every school boy's hero, but as this railways recruitment film makes clear, the job of station master, signalman, parcel porter or shunter is just as important. Made at a time when the rail industry was modernizing – with electrification and mechanization replacing steam power and manual labour – the film seeks to reassure potential recruits with the promise of a secure 'job for life'.

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