Tag Archives: Great Northern Railway

Iron Will 1994

  Walt Disney Pictures No less than three of my readers recommended this movie to me. Indeed, it is a train-laced adventure throughout and much deserving of the title, “Obscure Train Movie” as I had never heard of it before! … Continue reading

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Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day 1996

  Stark Productions / Antarctic Pictures Train Hype!  Hey, someone actually made an “Indie” film about a short line railroad! “Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day” even won some sort of award at the Sundance Film Festival.  The movies’ … Continue reading

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The Lively World of Great Northern 1968

Publicity Film produced by the Great Northern Railway/Empire Photosound (love those 1960’s graphics….) This Big Sky Blue era (1967-1970) short film (10 minutes) focuses on the hip, new, Great Northern Railway and the markets it serves in the late 1960’s … Continue reading

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Why Risk Your Life? 1947

Safety Film produced by the Great Northern Railway I found out about this Great Northern Railway safety film only recently…thus it is a prime example of an “obscure train movie” for me.  And it features my favorite railroad, to boot.  … Continue reading

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