A sinister character boards the Rome Express on the trail of a valuable Van Dyke painting, recently stolen from a Paris gallery. Much to his annoyance he finds the train populated with a motley assortment of passengers. including adulterous lovers, a very annoying golf fanatic, a French police chief and an American silent film star any one of whom could have the painting he desperately seeks.. Written by
ROMANCE AND ADVENTURE ROARING THRU THE NIGHT! (original USA poster-all caps)
November 1932 (UK)
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Also Known As:
El rey de los condenados
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(recorded on: at Shepherds Bush, London.) (British Acoustic Film New Process Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Opening credits: Board of Trade Cinematograph Films Act 1927. Registration Certificate
(1) Title "Rome Express"
(2) Registered No.Br 8126
(3) Registered in the name of THE GAUMONT CO. LTD.
(4) Registered length 8484 Feet.
(5) Registered as a British Film. See more
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