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The Lady Vanishes (1979)

PG  |   |  Action, Comedy, Mystery  |  March 1980 (USA)
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While traveling in pre-war Nazi Germany, a young couple realize that a passenger seems to have been kidnapped from their train.

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On an express train traveling through pre-World War II Germany, American heiress Amanda Kelly befriends a cute old nanny, Miss Froy. But when Miss Froy disappears, everyone Amanda questions denies having ever seen her. Eventually Amanda persuades American photographer Robert Condon to help her search the train, during which they discover that Miss Froy wasn't quite what she seemed. Written by measham

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Nuns in high heels, cricket fanatics, a madcap heiress and an English nanny who suddenly isn't there... See more »


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This was the final Hammer film until Beyond the Rave (2008) 29 years later. See more »

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Amanda Kelly's shoes while pursuing the train. See more »

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Robert: Maybe this crazy dame with the wild body and no brassiere is onto something!
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Remake of The Lady Vanishes (1938) See more »

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Just one question: Where did she keep her lipstick?
4 February 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Always one to buck the trend, I love this film! And has done since it was made. It was the fantastic music to begin with, but it drew me in. Goodness knows why it's taken me such a lengthy time to write this. It's an excellent cast, very well photographed and makes me smile. What's not to like? So, it's different from the 1939 version? Of course it is: there's forty years between them! One isn't better than the other. They're just different. However, any film which makes me smile is a winner in my book. I have it on DVD, but I'm always glad to watch it on the telly. Did I mention I love the music? I wish I could buy that on its own.


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