Dir: Eric Till
Starring: John Alderton and Colin Blakely
Adventures of the Yorkshire vet James Herriot before the Second World War
This was the sequel to All Creatures Great and Small (qv) and although having the same title as James Herriot’s second novel, the film is actually based on his third and fourth novels, Let Sleeping Vets Lie and Vet in Harness. These books were released in the US as a compilation volume titled All Things Bright and Beautiful, the film’s alternate US title. The film has some good scenes that were shot at Oakworth station on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway with ex-LMS Class 4F 0-6-0 No.43924 on a train (authentically appearing as LMS No.3924 in the film).