The Train [DVD] [1964]

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Special Features

  • Audio commentary by director John Frankenheimer
  • Original theatrical trailer

Synopsis

The Train
John Frankenheimer directs Burt Lancaster in the tense spy thriller The Train. Lancaster plays Labiche, a French railway inspector. Allied forces are threatening to liberate Paris, so Col. Franz von Waldheim (Paul Scofield) is ordered to move the priceless works of art from the Jeu de Paume Museum to the fatherland. The head of the museum (Suzanne Flon) attempts to convince Labiche that he should sabotage the train on which they are transporting the art. Labiche is more focused on destroying a trainload of German weapons. After his friend is killed trying to stop the train with the art, and after a consciousness-raising conversation with a hotel owner (Jeanne Moreau), Labiche resolves to save the antiquities. Lancaster and Frankenheimer had worked together previously on both Birdman of Alcatraz and Seven Days in May. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Burt Lancaster
    Burt Lancaster - Labiche
  • Paul Scofield
    Paul Scofield - Col. von Waldheim
  • Jeanne Moreau
    Jeanne Moreau - Christine
  • Michel Simon
    Michel Simon - Papa Boule
  • Suzanne Flon
    Suzanne Flon - Mlle. Villard

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