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Night Train to Murder (1983)

 -  Comedy | Thriller  -  1984 (UK)
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When Eric's niece Kathy becomes one of the heirs to a considerable fortune, her life (and those of the other heirs) is placed in jeopardy by the actions of a mysterious inter-loper.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Morecambe ...
Ernie Wise ...
Margaret Courtenay ...
Dame Flora
Kenneth Haigh ...
Cousin Milton / Cousin Homer
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Mackay
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Cousin Zelda
Richard Vernon ...
Uncle Felix
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Kathy Chalmers
Roger Brierley ...
Chief Supt. Rivers
Edward Judd ...
Knife Thrower
Leonard Maguire ...
Great Uncle Robert (voice)
Ben Aris ...
Theatre Manager
Tony Boncza ...
Joe
Frank Coda ...
Stage Manager
Big Mike Crane ...
Big Jim
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When Eric's niece Kathy becomes one of the heirs to a considerable fortune, her life (and those of the other heirs) is placed in jeopardy by the actions of a mysterious inter-loper. Written by David McAnally <D.McAnally@uq.net.au>

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Trivia

The fictitious murder mystery novel read by Ernie is called "Passport to Death". See more »

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It is clearly stated that the action is set in 1946, but there are numerous contemporary (1980s) references, particularly from Eric Morecambe. See more »

Quotes

[Milton decides to step outside for a breath of fresh air]
Mackay: Be careful, remember what the guard said, there's a lunatic out there.
Cousin Milton: [looking at Eric and Ernie] There's two in here. I'll take my chances!
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Featured in Morecambe & Wise: In Their Own Words (2008) See more »

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25 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As Morecambe and Wise films go as a comedy this isn't there best but still a good film all the same, as a thriller it's a tad lacking and I believe the comedy suffers to try and give it a thrillers edge. The acting isn't totally up-to scratch, by all the cast, the few gags that are in it are liberally spread, and there but if you blink you will miss them. You can tell parts were dubbed, and only true Morecambe and Wise fans will appreciate this film. Seeing that I am not heavily in to thrillers and haven't read any books of which this "send-up of some of the great thriller writers, including Edgar Wallace, Raymond Chandler and Agatha Christie" is based on, so I may have missed some of the gags. Even though it's not the best of the films they made together but worth a watch!


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