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Sleeping Car to Trieste (1948)

Spies pursue a stolen diary aboard the Orient Express.
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Joan Maxted
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Bonar Colleano ...
Sergeant West
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Alastair MacBain
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Poirier, the chef (as Coco Aslan)
Alan Wheatley ...
Karl / Charles Poole
Hugh Burden ...
Mills
David Hutcheson ...
Denning
Claude Larue ...
Andrée
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Suzanne
Leslie Weston ...
Randall
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Spies steal a diary from an embassy whose contents could ignite a war, then one of them steals it from the others and boards the Orient Express. He ends up involving a couple who were trying to have a clandestine affair on board; other passengers include a police detective, a would-be chef, a pompous author and his lackey, and a bird enthusiast. Written by Anonymous

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8 November 1948 (UK)  »

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First film of Rona Anderson. See more »

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When the sergeant and the bird enthusiast are getting acquainted, the background seen through the train window includes two large signs, both mirror-reversed. See more »

Quotes

Poirier, the chef: ...cover with white wine, put it into the oven, and voila, it's cooked.
Denning: I say, that's very neat isn't it? But do you really think cods worth all that trouble?
Poirier, the chef: Trouble?
Denning: Yes, you see at home we just lower the jolly old creature into the boiling water, let it boil, serve it up with greens and chips.
Poirier, the chef: But you get no sauce...?
Denning: Oh Good Lord yes - there's always a bottle of sauce around somewhere.
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Remake of Rome Express (1932) See more »

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Standard post-war British spy film.
22 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Sleeping Car to Trieste is pretty much a standard post-war British spy thriller set on The Orient Express with all the usual sets and train mock-ups. Nothing too cerebral but light entertainment when you have nothing better to do.


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