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The Train

Author: Franklin CoenFrank DavisJules BrickenJohn FrankenheimerBurt LancasterAll authors
Publisher: [Culver City, CA] : MGM/UA Home Video, 1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Paris, August 1944. With the Allied army closing in, German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim (Paul Scofield) steals a vast collection of rare French Paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. But when a beloved French patroiot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche (Burt Lancaster), a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost. ---
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Genre/Form: Feature films
War films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin Coen; Frank Davis; Jules Bricken; John Frankenheimer; Burt Lancaster; Michel Simon; Paul Scofield; Rose Valland; Productions Artistes associés.; MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0792834607 9780792834601
OCLC Number: 37297964
Notes: Based upon: Le front de l'art / by Rose Valland.
Videocassette release of the 1964 motion picture.
Recorded in hi-fi; digital video transfer.
Not rated.
"M206144"--Cassette label.
Credits: Screen story and screenplay, Franklin Coen and Frank Davis ; photography, Jean Tournier, Walter Wottitz ; music, Maurice Jarre ; editor, David Bretherton.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield, Michael Simon, Suzanne Flon, Wolfgang Preiss, Richard Munich.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 2 hr., 13 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: John Frankenheimer's the train
Responsibility: Les Productions Artistes Associes ; produced by Jules Bricken ; directed by John Frankenheimer.

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Paris, August 1944. With the Allied army closing in, German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim (Paul Scofield) steals a vast collection of rare French Paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. But when a beloved French patroiot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche (Burt Lancaster), a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost. ---

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