Tag Archives: World War 2

The Thin Man Goes Home 1944

Metro Goldwyn-Mayer William Powell (Nick Charles) and Myrna Loy (Nora Charles) starred in a series of six immensely-popular “Thin Man” movies in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Number 5 in the series, “The Thin Man Goes Home”, features a train ride … Continue reading

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Von Ryan’s Express 1965

  Twentieth Century Fox Eleven years after Frank Sinatra appeared in Suddenly, he starred in yet another railroad movie. Filmed in Italy, Spain and the studio back in Hollywood, Von Ryan’s Express is the tale of WW2 Allied prisoners commandeering … Continue reading

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Spy Train 1943

  Monogram Pictures Released during World War 2, Spy Train is a B picture (maybe a C picture) about those sinister German types out to blow up the local train station with a suitcase bomb. The trouble starts when the … Continue reading

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Berlin Express 1948

RKO Radio Pictures Berlin Express is a very enjoyable bit of film noir that deals with the Allied occupation of Germany immediately after World War 2.  Merle Oberon and Robert Ryan star in this train-encrusted whodunit which accurately depicts that … Continue reading

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