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Railway with a Heart of Gold
Railway with a Heart of Gold

Railway with a Heart of Gold 1965


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Railway with a Heart of Gold 1965

14 mins USA

An American film-maker’s humorous tribute to the Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society whose dedicated members ensure the continuance of the line, despite the odd derailment and unidentified bits-and-bobs falling off the locomotives. He concludes that the railway is “a bit of ornamental scrollwork lifted from the pattern of yesterday and kept as a memento".

Carson [Kit] Davidson, independent film-maker and later medical editor, has had two of his films nominated for an Oscar (‘Third Avenue El’ and ‘Help! My Snowman’s Burning Down’). He has written books for children and with his wife (a children’s author) has created the ‘Taconic Peaks Ramble’, Vermont, on 420 acres of land.

National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales preserves and celebrates the sound and moving image heritage of Wales, making it accessible to a wide range of users for enjoyment and learning. Its film collection reflects every aspect of the nation’s social, cultural and working life across the 20th century, giving a fascinating insight into Welsh filmmaking, both amateur and professional




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