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Sleeping Car to Trieste


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Sleeping Car to Trieste 1948 PG

95 mins United Kingdom Director. John Paddy Carstairs

An array of characters become caught up in adultery, espionage, robbery and murder, all revolving around a mysterious stolen diary, in this fine British thriller set about the Orient Express.

Essentially a remake of the 1932 film Rome Express, this 1948 update retains the use of an ensemble cast that characterised the original (with some cast members even returning from the previous version). What sets the remake apart is the way it successfully captures the uneasy atmosphere of post-war Europe.

Director John Paddy Carstairs is perhaps best known for somewhat lighter fare, such as his association with Norman Wisdom over a number of successful comedies.

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Directed by

John Paddy Carstairs


Finlay Currie

David Tomlinson

Paul Dupuis

Derrick de Marney

Albert Lieven

Jean Kent




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