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Blue Pullman

UK, 1961 (MIFF 1962)

Director: James Ritchie

Letting the stylishly edited visuals speak for themselves this film develops the story of the newly-inaugurated 90 m.p.h. Diesel Train Service between Manchester and St. Pancras. Awarded Gold Plaque. III. Festival of Films for Television, Rome.

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