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Review of Brill Bullets and Red Arrow Lines

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BRILL BULLETS AND THE RED ARROW

Frank Pfuhler captured Philadelphia's Interurban transit lines in their prime in 1955. His beautifully photographed, razor sharp images have frozen for history what was, at the time, one of the best managed and most successful traction empires in the nation.

West of Philadelphia, across the Schuylkill River, lay a number of residential areas closely linked to the city by the Red Arrow high speed electric lines. In many places the routes traversed what was then almost rural country-side.

The Sharon Hill, the Media, and Ardmore lines are covered in detail as the big red cars depart the 69th street terminal and ramble west from the city across the fields and thru the woods.

The second half of this footage depicts the high speed, third rail line between Philadelphia and Norristown - the home of the celebrated Brill Bullets. You will see the original Strafford line cars in action. You'll have complete coverage of the entire main li

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
4 Star Very Good
3 Star Good
2 Star Fair
1 Star Poor

The rest is optional but appreciated.

In your opinion, how was the narration level? There was no narration.
Just enough.
Could have used more.
A little too much.
Way too much.
Narration can be turned off.

Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)? Poor.
A little rough around the edges.
Good.
Excellent!

How would you rate the VALUE of this video? Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Fair.
Good value.
Excellent value!

Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others? Definitely not!
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
Yes
Definitely.
A "Must Have"!

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