When British Railways announce the closure of the Titfield to Mallingford branch line a group of local residents make a bid to run it themselves, backed by a monied member of the community who is attracted by the complete lack of licensing hours on trains. Unfortunately the local bus company starts to use methods that can hardly be seen as fair competition.

  1. Charles Crichton


Top Billed Cast

  1. Stanley Holloway

    Stanley Holloway

    Walter Valentine

  2. George Relph

    Vicar Sam Weech

  3. Naunton Wayne

    Naunton Wayne

    George Blakeworth

  4. John Gregson

    John Gregson

    Squire Gordon Chesterford

  5. Godfrey Tearle

    Godfrey Tearle

    Ollie Matthews

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The Titfield Thunderbolt
The Titfield Thunderbolt


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  • March 4, 1953


    All ages admitted, there is nothing unsuitable for children.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 24m

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