16mm Film 'Great Britain’s Great Expresses No.1, The Flying Scotsman'

Made:
1933

Black and white, Silent, 16 fps, 405 feet, 17 minutes. Footage of the flying scotsman service, starting with scenes of Kings Cross station and loco sheds. No 2577 and 4475 being maintained at beforr service; the cocktail bar and buffet service on board; singals and signal boxes; the kitchen and dining carriages; the barber shop; scenes passing Durham and Newcastle; crossing the river Tweed into Scotland; scenes of Edinburgh;

An informational film produced by Fox Photographs Ltd in 1933. This film details the journey the Flying Scotsman service took and the amenities on board. These short films were created to be informative at home newsreels to be bought and viewed by the public.

Details

Category:
Moving Images
Object Number:
2022-993
Materials:
celllose acetate and plastic (unknown)
type:
film-acetate-16mm