U certificateThe Great Locomotive Chase is a Film programme that first aired in 1956 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Great Locomotive Chase is a 3 star programme


The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)

Directed by
Francis D. Lyon

Based on a true story. During the American Civil War, a Union spy is asked to lead a band of Union soldiers into the South to destroy the railway system. Posing as Kentuckians they capture a Confederate railroad train, but the conductor is on to them and he pursues the raiders by foot, handcar and locomotive. Once captured, the band plans a daring escape.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 90 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1956

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Fess Parker...James J. Andrews
Image for Jeffrey HunterJeffrey Hunter...William A. Fuller
Jeff York...William Campbell
John Lupton...William Pittenger
Eddie Firestone...Robert Buffum
Kenneth Tobey...Anthony Murphy
Don McGowan...Marion A. Ross
Claude Jarman Jr....Jacob Parrott
Harry Carey Jr....William Bensinger
Leonard P. Geer...J.A. Wilson
George Robotham...William Knight
Stan Jones...Wilson Brown
Marc Hamilton...John Wollam
John Wiley...John M. Scott
Slim Pickens...Pete Bracken