Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. The Railway Children: Three Edwardian children travel with their mother to live by a railway in Yorkshire, when their father is wrongly imprisoned as a spy. Based on the novel by Edith Nesbit. (Dir. Lionel Jeffries, 1971) Swallows And Amazons: Six young children experience a holiday in the Lake District during the peaceful summer of 1929.
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.
United Kingdom released, Blu-Ray/Region B DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( DTS-HD Master Audio ), English ( Subtitles ), WIDESCREEN (1.66:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Cast/Crew Interview(s), Documentary, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: British character actor Lionel Jeffries both directed THE RAILWAY CHILDREN and adapted its screenplay from the novel by E.
This book is about the lives of Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis when their father goes away suddenly, and they are forced to move from a wealthy life in London to a simple place in the country. They fall in love with the Railway and all the folk that they meet there. This timeless classic follows the adventures of the three children and their friends, such as the Old Gentlemen, as they come to love their new lives in the country and find happiness, friendship, and love around them.