The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

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    • Re: (New Review) Civil War Movies- The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

      arthurarnell wrote:

      Hi

      The Great Locomotive Chase was based on fact as was the Buster Keatron great silent film The General perhaps a review of this film could also be reviewed.

      Regards

      Arthur

      Got that one ready and waiting Arthur,
      will be posted shortly
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England
    • Re: (New Review) Civil War Movies- The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

      The Great Locomotive Chase will be shown on TCM (Turner Classic Movies) with no commercial interruptions on Thursday July 2,2015 at 11:15PM to 12:51AM (Central Standard time).
      Directed by: Francis D. Lyon.Starring Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter,Jeff York,John Lupton, Eddie Firestone, Kenneth Tobey.True story of Andrews' Raiders (filmed before by Buster Keaton as THE GENERAL) comes to life in this colorful Disney film; Parker is famous Union spy who leads a rowdy band in capturing and "kidnapping'' a Confederate railroad train (named The General) during the Civil War.
      Retitled ANDREWS' RAIDERS. CinemaScope.
      Leads up to the survivors receiving the very first Congressional Metal of Honor.
      Must see.

      Locations: Clayton, Georgia, United States, Virginia, United States, Tennessee, United States,
      West Virginia,United States
      Release Date: Jun 20, 1956
      Premiere Information: New York opening: 26 Jan 1956; Atlanta, GA opening: 8 Jun 1956
      Production Dates: late Sep--early Dec 1955
      Color: Color (Technicolor)
      Sound: Mono (RCA Sound System)
      Duration (in mins): 87
      Duration (in feet): not available
      Duration (in reels): 9
      Production Companies: Walt Disney Productions
      Distribution Companies: Buena Vista Film Distribution Co.Inc.
      Country: United States

      The post was edited 3 times, last by Mopargary ().

    • Re: (New Review) Civil War Movies- The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

      Mopargary wrote:

      The Great Locomotive Chase will be shown on TCM (Turner Classic Movies) with no commercial interruptions on Thursday July 2,2015 at 11:15PM to 12:51AM (Central Standard time).
      Directed by: Francis D. Lyon.Starring Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter,Jeff York,John Lupton, Eddie Firestone, Kenneth Tobey.True story of Andrews' Raiders (filmed before by Buster Keaton as THE GENERAL) comes to life in this colorful Disney film; Parker is famous Union spy who leads a rowdy band in capturing and "kidnapping'' a Confederate railroad train (named The General) during the Civil War.
      Retitled ANDREWS' RAIDERS. CinemaScope.
      Leads up to the survivors receiving the very first Congressional Metal of Honor.
      Must see.

      Making of the Great Locomotive Chase (BW)
      Click to watch:
      youtube.com/watch?v=Akc_bq8BIm4

      Introduction by Walt Disney &
      Narrated by Fess Parker.

      youtube.com/watch?v=Akc_bq8BIm4

      Watch it before or even after the movie tonight.
      Thursday July 2,2015 at 11:15PM to 12:51AM. on TCM.