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Sunday Film: Orphan Train


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Jill Eikenberry , Kevin Dobson
This heart-warming and absorbing story is based on a real event of the 1850s when a courageous young woman took a trainload of destitute and delinquent children from New York to the Midwest in search of families to adopt them. Emma Symns has to rescue her orphans from slave labour and police stations - and that is just the beginning of her problems ...
Directed by WILLIAM A. GRAHAM. Films, p 27


Unknown: Jill Eikenberry
Unknown: Kevin Dobson
Unknown: Emma Symns
Producer: Dorothea G. Petrie
Directed By: William A. Graham.
Emma: Jill Eikenberry
Carlin: Kevin Dobson
Tony: John Femia
Ben: Peter Neuman
Mouse: Charlie Fields
Liverpool: Graham Fletcher-Cook
J P: Melissa Michaelson
Sarah: Linda Manz

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Sunday Film: Orphan Train

BBC One London, 4 January 1981 19.15

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