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Continental Express (1939)

The Silent Battle (original title)
A mystery thriller set aboard the Orient Express bound for Istanbul. A girl is blackmailed into throwing a bomb at the president of a fictional Balkan state with the intention of starting another major war.

Director:

Herbert Mason

Writers:

Jean Bommart (novel), Wolfgang Wilhelm (scenario) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Rex Harrison ... Jacques Sauvin
Valerie Hobson ... Draguisha
John Loder ... Bordier
Muriel Aked Muriel Aked ... Mme. Duvivier
George Devine George Devine ... Sonneman
John Salew John Salew ... Ernest
Kaye Seeley Kaye Seeley ... Bostoff
Carl Jaffe Carl Jaffe ... Rykoff
Megs Jenkins ... Louise
Arthur Maude ... Editor
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Storyline

Aboard a continental express train, Draguisha is the instrument of a terrorist revolutionary party which seeks to kill the prime minister of Bosnia, free its political prisoners, among whom is Draguisha's father, and thusly precipitate a war in Europe. Jacques Salvin, a member of the French secret police, foils the plot and returns Draguisha to the protective arms of Bordier, her fiancée and a French newspaperman. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Continental Express See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Pinebrook Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Megs Jenkins. See more »

Connections

Remake of La bataille silencieuse (1937) See more »

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