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The Official Film of the Railway Centenary
A grand parade of locomotives to celebrate 100 years of railways and the world’s first passenger trains
Non-Fiction 1925 19 mins
1n 1825 George Stephenson made and drove the first passenger locomotive. In 1925 the London and North Eastern Railway presented a historical parade and tableaux to illustrate the subsequent development of the railways. Debenhams of York were commissioned to record the proceedings, making this film record a candidate for one of the earliest films sponsored by a railway company. This version is complete with its original tints, meaning that for the first time in decades the film can be seen as Debenhams had originally intended.
- Original title
- Official Film of the Railway Centenary
- United Kingdom
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