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The Silk Express (1933)

06/01/1933 (US) DramaMysteryThriller 1h 1m


As the demand for raw silk goes sky high, crooked businessman Wallace Myton corners the market with plans to drive up the price. Determined to fulfill his contracts, manufacturer Donald Kilgore imports $3 million worth of silk to Seattle and accompanies it by special train to New York. But when his secretary is found murdered, Kilgore soon discovers Myton has planted three killers on board with orders to stop the express and its passengers dead in their tracks.

  1. Houston Branch

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Ray Enright


  3. Ben Markson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Neil Hamilton

    Neil Hamilton

    Donald Kilgore

  2. Sheila Terry

    Sheila Terry

    Paula Nyberg

  3. Arthur Byron

    Arthur Byron

    Conductor Clark

  4. Guy Kibbee

    Guy Kibbee

    Railway Detective McDuff

  5. Dudley Digges

    Dudley Digges

    Professor Axel Nyberg

  6. Arthur Hohl

    Arthur Hohl

    Wallace Myton

  7. Allen Jenkins

    Allen Jenkins

    Robert 'Rusty' Griffith

  8. Harold Huber

    Harold Huber

    Train Guard Craft

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The Silk Express
The Silk Express

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Original Language English

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