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Burt Lancaster in The Train


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continues the season of films featuring one of Hollywood's most versatile stars. with Paul Scofield
Jeanne Moreau
Based on one of the most daring incidents of World War II, this classic adventure story tells of one man's struggle to save some of France's greatest art treasures from the Nazis.
When the Germans decide to move many of the finest paintings across the border, the French underground fighters determine to Stop them. Burt Lancaster stars as the French railway official, Labiche, who carries out a dangerous plan to ' kidnap' the train on its way to Germany ...
Screenplay by FRANKLIN COHEN and FRANK DAVIS Based on Le Front de I' Art by ROSE VALLAND


Unknown: Paul Scofield
Unknown: Jeanne Moreau
Unknown: Burt Lancaster
Unknown: Franklin Cohen
Unknown: Frank Davis
Unknown: Rose Valland
Produced By: Jules Bricken
Directed By: John Frankenheimer
Labiche: Burt Lancaster
Colonel Von Waldheim: Paul Scofield
Christine: Jeanne Moreau
Papa Boule: Michel Simon
Miss Villard: Suzanne Flon
Herren: Wolfgang Preiss
Von Lubitz: Richard Munch
Didont: Albert Remy
Pesquet: Charles Millot
Jacques: Jacques Marin
Spinet: Paul Bonifas
Schmidt: Jean Bouchaud
Schwartz: Donal O'Brien

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Burt Lancaster in The Train

BBC Two England, 6 October 1981 20.30

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