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by Arnold Ridley \
Adapted and produced by W. Farquharson Small !
After many vicissitudes, Arnold Ridley's classic, The Ghost Train, fairy-godfathered from the beginning by the late Bernard Merivale , was produced in the West End, at the St. Martin's Theatre, and achieved an instantaneous success, to which the amazingly realistic sounds of\ the train contributed no little. \
The play ran for over two years'in London. It was produced in America, in the Dominions, and io every other theatrical territory in the world. It ran in Paris throughout the hottest summer the French capital has ever known. It has been filmed twice, and the novel sold over a million copies. It was first broadcast in July, 1936, but It is a new radio adaptation that is to be broadcast tonight.


Arnold Ridley
Produced By:
W. Farquharson Small
Bernard Merivale
Saul Hodgkin, the stationmaster:
Norman Kendall
Richard Winthrop:
Ralph Truman
Elsie (his wife):
Jean Wickenden
Charles Murdock:
Michael Bradford
Peggy Murdock, s newly-wed wife:
Jane Grahame
Miss Bourne:
Vivienne Chatterton
Teddie Deakin:
Reginald Purdell
Julia Price:
Phyllis Thomas
Herbert Price:
Ewart Scott
John Sterling:
George Holloway
Hedley Goodall

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