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The Train (1964)

NR 03/07/1965 (US) ThrillerWarAction 2h 13m

It carried their hopes, their nation's honour!

Overview

As the Allied forces approach Paris in August 1944, German Colonel Von Waldheim is desperate to take all of France's greatest paintings to Germany. He manages to secure a train to transport the valuable art works even as the chaos of retreat descends upon them. The French resistance however wants to stop them from stealing their national treasures but have received orders from London that they are not to be destroyed. The station master, Labiche, is tasked with scheduling the train and making it all happen smoothly but he is also part of a dwindling group of resistance fighters tasked with preventing the theft. He and others stage an elaborate ruse to keep the train from ever leaving French territory.

  1. John Frankenheimer

    Director

  2. Rose Valland

    Novel

  3. Franklin Coen

    Screenplay

  4. Frank Davis

    Screenplay

  5. Walter Bernstein

    Screenplay

  6. Albert Husson

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Burt Lancaster

    Burt Lancaster

    Paul Labiche

  2. Paul Scofield

    Paul Scofield

    von Waldheim

  3. Jeanne Moreau

    Jeanne Moreau

    Christine

  4. Suzanne Flon

    Suzanne Flon

    Mademoiselle Villard

  5. Michel Simon

    Michel Simon

    Papa Boul

  6. Wolfgang Preiss

    Wolfgang Preiss

    Maj. Herren

  7. Albert Rémy

    Albert Rémy

    Didont

  8. Charles Millot

    Charles Millot

    Pesquet

  9. Richard Münch

    Richard Münch

    General von Libitz

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Full Cast & Crew

The Train
The Train

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $5,800,000.00

Revenue $6,800,000.00

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