The Titfield Thunderbolt. Image shows from L to R: Joan (Gabrielle Brune), Valentine (Stanley Holloway). Copyright: Ealing Studios.

The Titfield Thunderbolt

1953 British comedy film about the closure of a small railway line. Stars Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne, John Gregson, Godfrey Tearle and others.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Stanley Holloway Valentine
George Relph Weech
Naunton Wayne Blakeworth
John Gregson Gordon
Godfrey Tearle The Bishop
Hugh Griffith Dan
Gabrielle Brune Joan
Sid James (as Sidney James) Harry Hawkins
Reginald Beckwith Coggett
Edie Martin Emily
Michael Trubshawe Ruddock
Jack MacGowran (as Jack McGowran) Vernon Crump
Ewan Roberts Alec Pearce
Herbert C. Walton Seth
John Rudling Clegg
Nancy O'Neil Mrs. Blakeworth
Campbell Singer Police Sergeant
Frank Atkinson Station Sergeant
Wensley Pithey A Policeman
Harold Alford Guard
Ted Burbidge Engine Driver
Frank Green Fireman
Writing team
T.E.B. Clarke Writer
Production team
Charles Crichton Director
Michael Truman Producer

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