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A train runs into a cow on the tracks; with the captain nowhere to be found, the fireman is forced to desperately improvise in order to keep the train going.

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Cordell Barker

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Complete credited cast:
Richard Condie Richard Condie ... Captain (voice)
Leonard Waldner ... Fireman (voice)
Muriel Hogue Muriel Hogue ... Lady (voice)
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A train may be racing toward a crash with a cow. The engineer, who calls himself captain and poses in Napoleon hat and uniform with epaulets, is distracted by a lady who enters the engine car looking for a small, black dog. The captain accompanies her back through a car of swells in top hats. The fireman, a small and polite but dutiful man, sees danger ahead and searches for the captain. The train is low on fuel with a high mountain in front and a ruined behind, so the fireman calls on the passengers to donate fuel. The swells negotiate with a carload of revelers, so all might end well. But what of the captain, lady, dog, and cow? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Interesting Series of Events
6 March 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

As a train makes its way over mountaintops, it come upon a cow. Hitting the cow sends the train out of control. Soon the ones running the train begin to find ways to get fuel to keep the train going, including taking the clothes of the people in one of the cars. The rich, uncaring ones in the engine and the front cars begin celebrating, but there are tougher times ahead. Quite exciting and rather harsh.


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Release Date:

8 June 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Cursã infernalã See more »

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