Le Train

Le Train

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Overview

Le Train

John Frankenheimer directs Burt Lancaster in the tense spy thriller The Train. Lancaster plays Labiche, a French railway inspector. Allied forces are threatening to liberate Paris, so Col. Franz von Waldheim (Paul Scofield) is ordered to move the priceless works of art from the Jeu de Paume Museum to the fatherland. The head of the museum (Suzanne Flon) attempts to convince Labiche that he should sabotage the train on which they are transporting the art. Labiche is more focused on destroying a trainload of German weapons. After his friend is killed trying to stop the train with the art, and after a consciousness-raising conversation with a hotel owner (Jeanne Moreau), Labiche resolves to save the antiquities. Lancaster and Frankenheimer had worked together previously on both Birdman of Alcatraz and Seven Days in May.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/05/2015
UPC: 0738329160722
Original Release: 1964
Rating: NR
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:13:00
Sales rank: 2,781

Special Features

Audio commentary by director John Frankenheimer; Original theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Burt Lancaster Labiche
Paul Scofield Col. von Waldheim
Jeanne Moreau Christine
Michel Simon Papa Boule
Suzanne Flon Mlle. Villard
Charles Millot Pesquet
Wolfgang Preiss Maj. Herren
Victor Beaumont Actor
Jean-Claude Bercq Major, retreating company
Helmo Kinderman Ordnance Officer
Jean-Jacques Lecomte Lieutenant of Retreating Convoy
Jacques Marin Stationmaster
Louis Falavigna Railroad Worker
Albert Remy Didont
Richard Münch Gen. von Lubitz
Paul Bonifas Spinet
Donal O'Brien Schwartz
Jean-Pierre Zola Octave
Arthur Brauss Pilzer
Howard Vernon Capt. Dietrich
Bernard Lajarrige Bernard
Daniel Lecourtois Priest
Richard Bailey Sgt. Grote
Roger Lumont Engineer Officer
Gerard Buhr Corporal

Technical Credits
John Frankenheimer Director
Walter Bernstein Screenwriter
Georges Bouban Makeup
David Bretherton Editor
Jules Bricken Producer
Franklin Coen Screenwriter
Frank Davis Screenwriter
Joseph DeBretagne Sound/Sound Designer
Marc Frederix Production Designer
Willy Holt Production Designer
Albert Husson Screenwriter
Maurice Jarre Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Gabriel Rongier Editor
Jean Tournier Cinematographer
Roger Volper Production Designer
Walter Wottitz Cinematographer
Lee Zavitz Special Effects
Jean Zay Costumes/Costume Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Train
1. Chapter 1 [:11]
2. Chapter 2 [12:31]
3. Chapter 3 [24:27]
4. Chapter 4 [25:58]
5. Chapter 5 [13:47]
6. Chapter 6 [14:06]
7. Chapter 7 [9:43]
8. Chapter 8 [15:09]
9. Chapter 9 [17:20]

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Le Train 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you've not seen this late at night then you've missed a real classic. Suspenseful story of one man wrestling with his conscience and realizing that he could do his part to fight the bad guys during WWII. A great story, well-acted and photographed. If you are a fan of Burt Lancaster, John Frankenheimer, or just a railroad buff, this film won't disappoint. Highly recommended!
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