GLAD TIDINGS

GB
1953
1hr 07mins
Dir: Wolf Rilla
Starring: Raymond Huntley and Barbara Kelly

A retired RAF officer returns home to find his adult children resent him having married an American widow

This comedy drama was based on the play of the same title by R.F. Delderfield. It features some shots of London Waterloo station with a boat train leaving formed of ‘blood & custard’ liveried coaching stock, though the locomotive at the head is not visible.

Waterloo station concourse, now greatly altered. Note the announcers cabin towards the top left, made famous in Terminus (1961)
A train of carmine and cream-liveried Mk1’s departs