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Review of Red Warbonnets and Other Delights Santa Fe DVD

The Santa Fe Railway is the main star in this compilation of 8 & 16mm home movie films digitized, edited and brought to DVD. This is rare color film of steam and diesel action from the 1940s & 50s. You'll see lots of red warbonnet F-units, as many as six at a time, powering the ATSF's famous passenger trains. We will also get to see the Union Pacific, Southern Pacific and Denver & Rio Grande Western. A special treat is the first freight run of Santa Fe FT unit #100. Also on the DVD is a short publicity film by the Santa Fe to promote its passenger trains. Filmed in 1954, "Bobby takes a Train Trip" shows the Santa Fe Super Chief.

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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