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Quainton News Archive - Quainton News No. 66 - Winter 1989 / 90

Quainton on Film

Special Workings

Feb. 13th
Television commercial video. LCDR 9 used. mainly interior shots

Mar. 2nd
Feature film "Woman in Black". Vintage train. Coventry No. 1 and the station building used in this three day shoot which included the erection of a hide for night time effects shot in daylight.

Mar. 17th
Private hire of the train for a local company's silver anniversary celebrations.

Mar. 31st
Commercial video for one day

Apr. 26th
Duke of Gloucester for the renaming of King Edward 1. (See page 20)

May 26th
BBC German Service video, half a day. This was mainly sights and sounds of the Centre but included an interview with the Curator.

July 24th
Still shots of classic cars outside the station at dawn (4 am) on two days for supplement in the Evening Standard.

Sept 13th
Stills photography for a clothing catalogue.

Sept 28th
Film for childrens TV of The Frog Prince by Grimm. This one day shoot involved the children arriving at the Station, carrying a frog over the bridge and taking it for a ride in the train. At some stage it was kissed and turned into a prince. (Does this count as two Royal visits in one year at Quainton! Ed)

The text in this Quainton Railway Society publication was written in 1989 and so does not reflect events in the 25+ years since publication. The text and photographs are repeated verbatim from the original publication, with only a few minor grammar changes but some clarifying notes are added if deemed necessary. The photos from the original publication are provided as scans in this internet version of this long out of print publication.

Special Workings - Quainton News No. 66 - Winter 1989 / 90

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