Terminus

United Kingdom, 1961

Film
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Impressions by John Schlesinger of a day in one London’s main railway stations - told with music, songs and half-hearted commentary. A historically significant account of Waterloo Station which has altered greatly to accommodate the Channel Tunnel trains. Music by Ron Grains. (Awards: British Film Academy Award - Best Documentary, Venice Golden Lion Awards)

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Credits

production company

British Transport Films

producer

Edgar H. Anstey

director

John Schlesinger

Duration

00:35:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1961

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010728

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Film festivals - Italy - Venice - Awards

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads - Great Britain

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Places → Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

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Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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