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The Mystery Train is a 1931 American film directed by Phil Whitman.

The Mystery Train
Theatrical poster for film
Directed byPhil Whitman
Produced byLarry Darmour (producer)
Written byHampton Del Ruth (story and scenario) and
Phil Whitman (story and scenario)
StarringSee below
CinematographyJames S. Brown Jr.
Edited byDwight Caldwell
Release date
  • August 1, 1931 (1931-08-01)
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States


Plot summaryEdit

Marian Radcliffe and William Mortimer (her lawyer) help Joan Lane, who was wrongly convicted, escape from police custody after a train wreck. Radcliffe then uses Lane in a scheme to have her marry Ronald Stanhope; so Marian can avoid having to declare bankruptcy after she lost heavily in the stock market.

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Mono (RCA Photophone Recording)

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