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Night Train to Murder (1984)

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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Joseph McGrath (as Joe McGrath)

Writers:

Jack Hobbs (from an idea by), Joseph McGrath | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Morecambe ... Eric Morecambe
Ernie Wise ... Ernie Wise
Margaret Courtenay ... Dame Flora
Kenneth Haigh ... Cousin Milton / Cousin Homer
Fulton Mackay ... Mackay
Pamela Salem ... Cousin Zelda
Richard Vernon ... Uncle Felix
Lysette Anthony ... Kathy Chalmers
Roger Brierley Roger Brierley ... Chief Supt. Rivers
Edward Judd ... Knife Thrower
Leonard Maguire Leonard Maguire ... Great Uncle Robert (voice)
Ben Aris Ben Aris ... Theatre Manager
Tony Boncza Tony Boncza ... Joe
Frank Coda Frank Coda ... Stage Manager
Big Mike Crane Big Mike Crane ... Big Jim
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1984 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Nachtzug ins Grauen See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The final sequence of this film has Eric and Ernie walking off together which makes it their final screen image together. See more »

Goofs

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

Eric: Can anyone here play?
Cousin Zelda: I can.
Eric: We realise that, but I was talking about the piano!
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits show a fake British Board of Film Censors "U certificate" to suggest it's actually a 1946 movie. See more »

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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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