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Sleeping Car to Trieste1948

Sleeping Car to Trieste (1948)





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Sleeping Car to Trieste is a remake of one of the best railroad melodramas of the 1930s, Rome Express. The film's "maguffin" is a diary containing important political information. Stolen from a diplomat in Paris, the diary finds its way on board the Orient Express. Already, the two thieves have double-crossed each other, and among the passengers there are plenty of interested parties-heroes and villains alike-who hope to claim the diary for their own purposes. When one of these parties is murdered, police chief Jolif (Paul Dupuis) takes charge of the case, but there's still many a plot twist to come before the guilty are punished and the innocent rewarded. An inordinate amount of footage is devoted to the wisecrackery of Bonar Colleano, cast as yet another stereotyped American. The climax of Sleeping Car to Trieste is a classic, endlessly imitated by future-and lesser-Orient Express espionagers. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Jean Kent
as Valya
David Tomlinson
as Tom Bishop
Derrick De Marney
as George Grant
Paul Dupuis
as Detective Inspector Jolif
Rona Anderson
as Joan Maxted
Bonar Colleano
as Sgt. West
Finlay Currie
as Alastair MacBain
Gerard Heinz
as Ambassador
George de Warfaz
as Chef du Train
Andrea Malandrinos
as Italian Police Inspector
Henrik Jacobsen
as Embassy Butler
Boris Ranevsky
as Elderly Frenchman
Sheila Martin
as Francois
John Stevens
as Military Young Man
Andreas Malandrinos
as Italian Police Inspector
Norman Watson
as British Army Major
John Serret
as Station Master, Dijon
Yves Chanteau
as French Station Official
Reginald Drummond
as Italian Policeman
Mona Lilian
as Italian Policewoman
Merle Tottenham
as Miss Smith
Anne Chambers
as Embassy Guest
Diana Chandler
as Embassy Guest
Elaine Doran
as Embassy Guest
Rose Ann Garland
as Embassy Guest
Barbara Gay
as Embassy Guest
Christine Gelvard
as Embassy Guest
Anne Gilchrist
as Embassy Guest
Barbara Goalen
as Embassy Guest
Pamela Grenville
as Embassy Guest
Valerie Moss
as Embassy Guest
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