About

Czechoslovakia, March 1939, on the eve of World War II. As the German invaders occupy Prague, inventor Axel Bomasch manages to flee and reach England; but those who need to put his knowledge at the service of the Nazi war machine, in order to carry out their evil plans of destruction, will stop at nothing to capture him…

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Directed by

Carol Reed

Written by

Sidney Gilliat (Screenplay)
Frank Launder (Screenplay)
Gordon Wellesley (Novel)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Laughs! Thrills! Excitement!

Cast

Keywords

london, england based on novel or book munich, germany prague, czech republic inventor secret agent war propaganda 1940s nazi occupation concentration camp prisoner eve of world war ii night train

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Story