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H. J. Maxwell, Engineer

USA, 1964 (MIFF 1965, Student Films)

Director: Trevor Greenwood

A UCLA student's film about an old railroad engineer who looks back on his life and although preferring the days of steam, has some grudging admiration for the diesel.

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