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Hanover Street was a 1979 Columbia-EMI-Warner Anglo-American wartime romantic film starring Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down and Christopher Plummer.
 
Hanover Street was a 1979 Columbia-EMI-Warner Anglo-American wartime romantic film starring Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down and Christopher Plummer.
  
[[LMS Ivatt Class 2 46443]] was used in filming, disguised as a continental locomotive (repeating a role from [[The Seven-Per-Cent Solution]]). Around 300 tons of ballast were purchased at the film company's expense, and spread on the track near Knowlesands and Foley Park tunnels to enable a motor cycle stuntman to ride along the track.  
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[[LMS Ivatt Class 2 46443]] was filmed, disguised as a continental locomotive (repeating a role from [[The Seven-Per-Cent Solution]]).<ref>GM [[Michael Draper]], SVR News 47, p.5.</ref>  Around 300 tons of ballast were purchased at the film company's expense, and spread on the track near Knowlesands and Foley Park tunnels to enable a motor cycle stuntman to ride along the track.<ref>Permanent Way Dept Notes,SVR News 47 p.25.</ref>
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It is uncertain whether this action was used in the final cinema release.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
[[List of film and TV productions filmed on the Severn Valley Railway]]
 
[[List of film and TV productions filmed on the Severn Valley Railway]]
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==References==
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==Links==
 
==Links==
 
[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079268/ Hanover Street on Internet Movie Data Base] (which credits the East Somerset Railway as a scenes location)
 
[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079268/ Hanover Street on Internet Movie Data Base] (which credits the East Somerset Railway as a scenes location)

Latest revision as of 23:27, 10 January 2020

Hanover Street was a 1979 Columbia-EMI-Warner Anglo-American wartime romantic film starring Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne DownIn reference to the direction of travel means away from the major terminus (i.e. towards Bridgnorth on the present day SVR) and Christopher Plummer.

LMS Ivatt Class 2 46443 was filmed, disguised as a continental locomotive (repeating a role from The Seven-Per-Cent Solution).[1] Around 300 tons of ballast were purchased at the film company's expense, and spread on the track near Knowlesands and Foley Park tunnels to enable a motor cycle stuntman to ride along the track.[2]

It is uncertain whether this action was used in the final cinema release.

See also

List of film and TV productions filmed on the Severn Valley Railway

References

  1. GM Michael Draper, SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 47, p.5.
  2. Permanent Way Dept Notes,SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 47 p.25.

Links

Hanover Street on Internet Movie Data Base (which credits the East Somerset Railway as a scenes location)