It is one of two picture houses in Horsforth: the 'Imperial' on Town Street or the 'Glenroyal' on Okay, perhaps this scruffy urchin can't remember which cinema it was or even the exact year, but he does recall what happened next…he'd arrived in the middle of a public information film and the magnificent image of a speeding Class A4 60017 Flying Fox appeared on the screen. At the same time he feared someone in the audience would recognise him, tell his mum and dad, which meant another beating when he got home!
which produced the effect of a beam of light; though at first it was barely discerible, merely a pin prick shimmering through heat haze rising from the track.
But there was no mistaking what was hurtling towards you; the glimmer of light would slowly transform into the distinctive streamlined shape of a 'Streak - so sleek and dashing; a thoroughbred racing machine in full flight, rocking and swaying over the points like a wild stallion.
I recall seeing the Class A4s romping through Thirsk station on countless occasions, and I'll never forget the titled trains they hauled: 'The Talisman'; 'The Heart of Midlothian'; 'The Norseman'; the 'Tees-Tyne Pullman'; 'The Aberdonian'; 'The Flying Scotsman' - and, of course, 'The longest scheduled non-stop railway journey in the world…but wait! Driver Mc Cloud has seen a signal check and applies the brakes. The film sequences by cinematographer Billy Williams of 60017 Silver Fox at speed captures the whole drama perfectly, a great film to lift the nation's spirits during the immediate post-war era.
Barry is the son of the late Henry Allen and the late Nora Allen, the foster son of Joe West, and the fiancé of Iris West. When he woke up from his coma, he discovered that he had developed superhuman speed and various other abilities derived from it.
Barry's mother was murdered when he was a child and the blame was wrongfully placed on his father. Using these super powers, he began acting as a meta-human vigilante and superhero known as Red Streak or The Streak.
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Imagine a small boy in short pants sitting in the front row of his local 'Flicks' during the mid-Fifties. Then the grumpy old commissionaire arrived, shone his torch at the offending boy and clouted him across the back of the head - 'Shut your cake 'ole you stupid little squirt! Humiliated beyond belief, the small boy's woeful sobbing was quite audible and he missed the rest of film through a stream of tears.
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