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The Train (1964)

13 Jun

133m; U.S.

Director: John Frankenheimer

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield and Jeanne Moreau

Synopsis: It is the fall of 1944 and the Allies are advancing to liberate Paris.  German Colonel Von Waldheim decides to seize hundreds of France’s most famous artworks and ship them back to Germany via train.  The French resistance wants to stop this and a team of working-class train operators and workmen are given the mission.

 

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