"The Finishing Line", one of the most notorious and disturbing public information films ever.
The Finishing Line is a short film produced in 1977 by British Transport Films, warning about the dangers children face on railway lines. Although it is not strictly a public information film,
it is often considered to be so by fans of the genre. It was broadcast
in its entirety several times on television, but was so controversial
that it was replaced less than two years later by the slightly less
It won at least two creative awards: Certificate of Appreciation (Top
Category) and Oberhausen Mention at the Festival o
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