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Review of Toy Trains & Christmas Parts 1 2 3 DVD

 4.5 of 5 (6)
Toy Trains & Christmas Part 1

Toy trains have been synonymous with Christmas ever since a crudely built toy locomotive was placed under some lucky kid's Christmas tree in the mid-1800s. (55 minutes.)

And that's what this video is about - Christmas and toy trains. You will see elaborate Christmas layouts featuring Lionel, American Flyer, Ives and Marx toy trains. You will visit the Christmas layout at the Henry Ford Museum, tour displays featuring Department 56 buildings, the Christmas layout at the Hancock Building in Chicago and the $36,000 layout featured on the cover of Hammachers Schlemmer's Christmas catalog.

There's also a fun Christmas layout starring Santa, Mickey and Pinocchio handcars plus the Mickey Mouse Circus Train. We also visit the Christmas layout at the Lionel Visitors Center and los of other Christmas layouts, both big and small. Rail action includes trains and accessories from every era and almost every manufacturer.

Mixed throughout is h

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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