Great Train Robbery, The

Great Train Robbery, The

considered the first “real” movie. [Am. Cinema: Griffith, 10]
See: Firsts
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In the wider world, this was a momentous news year which saw the Great Train Robbery, the resignation of disgraced Tory minister John Profumo, and the assassination of US President John F Kennedy in Dallas, Texas.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Great Train Robbery, The Engine House is currently hosting an exhibition which includes an original Royal Mail Travelling Post Office (TPO) carriage, identical to the one involved in the Great Train Robbery.