Lady on a Train


While waiting at a train station, Nikki Collins witnesses a murder from a nearby building. When she brings the police to the scene of the crime, they think she's crazy since there's no body. She then enlists a popular mystery writer to help with her sleuthing

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  1. Leslie Charteris


  2. Robert O'Brien


  3. Edmund Beloin


  4. Charles David


Top Billed Cast

  1. Deanna Durbin

    Deanna Durbin

    Nikki Collins / Margo Martin

  2. Ralph Bellamy

    Ralph Bellamy

    Jonathan Waring

  3. David Bruce

    David Bruce

    Wayne Morgan

  4. George Coulouris

    George Coulouris

    Mr. Saunders, Circus Club Manager

  5. Allen Jenkins

    Allen Jenkins

    Danny (Waring chauffeur)

  6. Dan Duryea

    Dan Duryea

    Arnold Waring

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • August 17, 1945



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Genre blender of considerable worth.

Lady on a Train is directed by Charles David and adapted to screenplay by Edmund Beloin and Robert O’Brien from a Leslie Charteris story. It stars Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, David Bruce, George Coulouris, Allen Jenkins, Dan Duryea and Edward Everett Horton. Music is by Miklos Rozsa and cinematography by Woody Bredell.

Part murder mystery, part film noir, part comedy and part musical! And it’s a Christmas movie as well! Lady on a Train has a lot going on for sure. It’s a fun packed little movie that gives Durbin full licence to show her various tal... read the rest.

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