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The Ghost Train
The Ghost Train

The Ghost Train 1931


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The Ghost Train 1931

72 mins United Kingdom Director. Walter Forde

One of the most eagerly sought after lost British films, the first sound version of Arnold Ridley's successful railway station comedy thriller teams husband and wife comedians Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge. This footage is the only version known to survive and is, unfortunately, largely mute. Still, scenes of the passengers being stranded and enough of the exciting climax (complete with ten minutes of sound) remain to make you all the more eager for the complete film to be discovered.

Directed by

Walter Forde


Cicely Courtneidge

Jack Hulbert


Comedy Thriller


Smuggling Railway stations Rail transport


Romance of Rail Free Archive Features




United Kingdom



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