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STATION JIM

by John Roberts

synopsis

Bob, the station porter at Whatmidwell Station, discovers a dog hiding in some crates and adopts it as the station mascot in order to impress Harriet, the new teacher at the Orphanage. Station Jim, as he is named, soon proves his worth. From chasing moles off Stationmaster Pope's garden, alerting Bob to the fire at the Orphanage, to becoming an invaluable friend to young Henry, who dreams of a train coming to take him home.

original title: Station Jim
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: BBC Films
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: John Roberts
film run: 87'
screenplay: Mark Wallington
cast: George Cole, Charlie Creed-Miles, Frank Finlay, Laura Fraser
cinematography by: Vernon Layton
film editing: Alex Mackie
music: IIona Sekacz
producer: Ann Scott
production: BBC Films
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