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Railway Children gets first complaint in 42 years

by | 16th, July 2013


WE all like complaining, but would you moan about something that is 42 years old? The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has received its first ever complaint for The Railway Children, which was first aired in 1970.

After all this time, one stupid viewer complained that the movie may lead to children playing near railway tracks.

“The correspondent was concerned that children may be encouraged to play on railway tracks as a result of seeing the film,” the BBFC’s annual report stated.

Published this week, the report ruled that it was “very unlikely” that The Railway Children would encourage “such dangerous activity”.

“The Railway Children is set

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