The Railway Children When their father mysteriously disappears, Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis' lives change overnight. They have to leave London for the country, but every day they wave at the London train, sending their love to Father. Will he ever come back?
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play.Starring Jenny Agutter as the oldest daughter of an Edwardian family thrown on hard times when their father is wrongly sent to prison. The Railway Children avert a train disaster, save an imperiled steeple chaser and reunite an exiled Russian with his wife, all with equal enterprise.
The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, originally serialised in The London Magazine during 1905 and first published in book form in 1906. It has been adapted for the screen several times, of which the 1970 film version is the best known. The story concerns a family who move to "Three Chimneys," a house near the railway, after the father, who works at the Foreign office, is imprisoned after being falsely accused of spying.