Terror on a Train (1953)

Terror on a Train


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Released in the U.S. as Terror on a Train, the British MGM production Time Bomb is brief, to the point, and so suspenseful it hurts. Glenn Ford stars as Peter Lyncourt, who during WW II had been in charge of a bomb demolition unit. As luck would have it, Lyncourt and his French wife Janine (Anne Vernon) are in the vicinity when a freight train carrying explosives to a dockyard chugs into view. Someone has placed a time bomb on the train, forcing an evacuation of the neighborhood and the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Action & Adventure
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Written By: Kem Bennett
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as Peter Lyncourt

as Janine Lyncourt

as Jim Warrilow

as Saboteur

as Sir Evelyn Jordan

as Constable Charles Ba...

as Inspector Branson

as Constable J. Reed

as Old Charlie

as Sgt. Collins

as Train Fireman

as Martindale

as Old lady

as Train Driver

as Train Ticket Clerk
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The modest suspense film packs enough tension to make it watchable and Glenn Ford, as always, delivers a fine performance.

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Very fast paced and suspenseful, short and to the point. Good performance by Glenn Ford. Well photographed. Good story keeps the viewer very interested. Well written.

James Higgins

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