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Silver Blaze (1977) was a British/Canadian television film based on Arthur Conan Doyle's story of the same name, starring Christopher Plummer as Sherlock Holmes.<br>
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'''Silver Blaze''' was a 25 minute episode in ITV’s ‘The Sunday Drama’ series, first aired on 27 November 1977. The joint British/Canadian production by HTV, ATV and TVOntario was based on Arthur Conan Doyle's story of the same name and starred Christopher Plummer as Sherlock Holmes and Thorley Walters as Doctor Watson<ref>IMDB</ref>.
The film features [[GWR Small Prairie 4566]] and two former SVR resident carriages, LNWR 6-wheeled saloon, later Army 3005 and SECR Open First (later Family Saloon) No.177, later Army 3006. [[GWR Pannier 5764]] also makes a brief appearance at the end.
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==Filming on the SVR==
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The film features [[GWR Small Prairie 4566]] and a train including two [[Carriages formerly resident on the SVR|former SVR resident carriages]], LNWR 6-wheeled saloon, later Army 3005 and SECR Open First (later Family Saloon) No.177, later Army 3006. Holmes and Watson are seen aboard the train, which arrives at Tavistock ([[Arley]]) where they alight on their way to Baskerville Hall. 
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[[GWR Pannier 5764]] also makes a brief appearance at the end of the episode.
  
 
==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==
 
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*[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0176144/?ref_=ttep_ep15  The Sunday Drama: Silver Blaze episode on IMDB]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dS6atTAlhFU#t=3m50s Silver Blaze on YouTube]<br>
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SULYStll-l4&feature=youtu.be&t=228 Silver Blaze clip on YouTube]
[http://www.cs.vintagecarriagestrust.org/se/CarriageInfo.asp?Ref=578 LNWR 6-wheeled saloon on www.vintagecarriagestrust.org]<br>
 
[http://www.cs.vintagecarriagestrust.org/se/CarriageInfo.asp?Ref=332 SECR Open First  on www.vintagecarriagestrust.org]
 

Latest revision as of 23:27, 14 January 2020

Silver Blaze was a 25 minute episode in ITV’s ‘The Sunday Drama’ series, first aired on 27 November 1977. The joint British/Canadian production by HTV, ATV and TVOntario was based on Arthur Conan Doyle's story of the same name and starred Christopher Plummer as Sherlock Holmes and Thorley Walters as Doctor Watson[1].

Filming on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

The film features GWR Small Prairie 4566 and a train including two former SVR resident carriages, LNWRLondon & North Western Railway 6-wheeled saloon, later Army 3005 and SECRSouth Eastern & Chatham Railway Open First (later Family Saloon) No.177, later Army 3006. Holmes and Watson are seen aboard the train, which arrives at Tavistock (Arley) where they alight on their way to Baskerville Hall.

GWR Pannier 5764 also makes a brief appearance at the end of the episode.

See also

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

References

  1. IMDB

Links