Tag Archives: Lionel

Holiday Affair 1949

  R.K.O. Radio Pictures I first heard about this movie…from a magazine! As a long-time subscriber to Classic Toy Trains magazine, I was delighted when my December 2016 issue featured a film which used a Lionel train set as a … Continue reading

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The Billion Dollar Hobo 1977

Metro Goldwyn Mayer OK, this one’s pretty bad. Tim Conway and Will Geer star in this painfully unfunny comedy with railroad overtones. Indeed, the railroad bits are the only interesting thing about the picture which gives us a look at … Continue reading

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Train Trouble 1956

Clokey Productions, Inc. Season 1, Episode 21 I remember seeing this Gumby Claymation classic on TV reruns when my age was in single digits.  It was so cool because not only did they use actual toys, but the locomotives had … Continue reading

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