1hr 21mins
Dirs: Bernard Miles and Charles Saunders
Starring: Niall MacGinnis and Rosamund John

Residents of a small English village collaborate when a pair of rare tawny pipits are discovered to be nesting there

This beautiful and atmospheric war film features a good shot of 4500 Class 2-6-2T No.5518 arriving at Stow-on-the-Wold station, on the Banbury & Cheltenham cross-country route. As a footnote, the birds in the film that are central to the plot are not Tawny Pipits but are instead Meadow Pipits.

No.5518 arrives into Stow-on-the-Wold station, notable for having two canopies on the single platform
A land girl helps place luggage into a horse and cart outside the station, the main building of which is behind