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The Midnight Express (1924)

Jack Oakes, the playboy son of a railroad president, is disowned by his father, and takes a job in the railroads yards under an assumed name. Mary Traves still believes he has the right ... See full summary »

Director:

George W. Hill

Writers:

George W. Hill (story), George W. Hill (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Elaine Hammerstein ... Mary Travers
William Haines ... Jack Oakes
George Nichols ... John Oakes
Lloyd Whitlock Lloyd Whitlock ... Joseph Davies
Edwin B. Tilton Edwin B. Tilton ... James Travers (as Edwin Booth Tilton)
Pat Harmon ... Silent Bill Brachely
Bertram Grassby ... Arthur Bleydon
Phyllis Haver ... Jessie Sybil
Roscoe Karns ... Switch Hogan
Jack Richardson ... Detective Collins
Noble Johnson ... Deputy Sheriff
Dan Crimmins ... Railroad Operator
George Meadows George Meadows ... Railroad Operator
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Storyline

Jack Oakes, the playboy son of a railroad president, is disowned by his father, and takes a job in the railroads yards under an assumed name. Mary Traves still believes he has the right stuff, and he soon gets a chance to show it when The Midnight Expess is on a collision course with a run-away freight train. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

THE STORY OF A RAILROAD MAN WHO COULD NOT BE DETRACKED! (original poster - all caps)


Certificate:

Passed
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1924 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midnatsekspressen See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This film midnight express was filmed on the current Sunset/Gower studios on stage 1 in 1924. See more »

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