German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film THE GHOST TRAIN
Alternative Titles DER GEISTERZUG
English Titles  
Year of Release 1927
Country of Origin UK, Germany
Language(s) German
Run Time (in minutes)  
Length (in meters) 2072
Colour b/w
Genre Crime
Based on/Source Eponymous play by Arnold Ridley
Production Companies Gainsborough, F.P.S., Phoebus-Film
Producer(s) Michael Balcon, Hermann Fellner, Josef Somlo, Arnold Pressburger
Director Geza von Bolvary
Cast Guy Newall, Ilse Bois, Louis Ralph, John Manners, Erno Verebes, Hertha von Walther
Literature Bioscope, 15 September 1927
Kinematograph Weekly, 15 September 1927
Picturegoer, March 1928
Special notes Anglo-German co-production, shot at the Staaken studios near Berlin
Director of photography: Otto Kanturek
Art director: Oscar Friedrich Werndorff
Screenplay: Benno Vigny, Adolf Lantz

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