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Stop Train 349 (German: Verspätung in Marienborn, French: Le train de Berlin est arrêté, Italian: Un treno è fermo a Berlino), is a 1963 internationally co-produced drama film directed by Rolf Hädrich. It was released in the US in 1964 by Allied Artists. It was entered into the 13th Berlin International Film Festival.[1] Screenwriter Will Tremper won the Film Award in Gold of the 1964 German Film Awards.

Stop Train 349
Delay in Marienborn FilmPoster.jpeg
U.S. Film poster
Directed byRolf Hädrich
Produced byHans Oppenheimer
Ray Ventura
Victor Vicas (english version)
Written byWill Tremper
Jim Henaghan
Victor Vicas
Norman Borisoff
StarringJosé Ferrer
Music byClaude Vasori
Peter Thomas
CinematographyRoger Fellous
Edited byGeorges Arnstam
Distributed byAllied Artists Pictures
Release date
  • June 1963 (1963-06)
Running time
95 minutes
CountryWest Germany


An East Berlin refugee trying to escape to West Berlin sneaks aboard a train run by the US military and causes an international incident.



The film was originally known as Marienborn. It was based on a true incident about an American train going to Berlin that was stopped in the Eastern sector and had a refugee removed.[2]


  1. ^ " Awards for Delay in Marienborn". Retrieved 15 February 2010.
  2. ^ By A.H. WEILER. (2 June 1963). OBSERVATIONS FROM A LOCAL VANTAGE POINT. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from

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