The Ghost Train (1931 film)

The Ghost Train is a 1931 British comedy thriller film directed by Walter Forde and starring Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge and Ann Todd.[1] It is based on the play The Ghost Train by Arnold Ridley. The film's art direction was by Walter Murton.

The Ghost Train
The film's main characters in the station's waiting room
Directed byWalter Forde
Produced byMichael Balcon
Phil C. Samuel
Written byArnold Ridley (play)
Lajos Bíró
Angus MacPhail
Sidney Gilliat
StarringJack Hulbert
Cicely Courtneidge
Ann Todd
Cyril Raymond
CinematographyLeslie Rowson
Edited byIan Dalrymple
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
  • 4 January 1932 (1932-01-04)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Thought to have been lost for some years, parts of the film (5 reels of images with 2 reels of sound) were recovered in a very decomposed state. It was part of the British Film Institute campaign in 1992 to locate missing movies.[2]



  1. "The Ghost Train: Detail View". British Film Institute.
  2. Botting, Jo. "Lost Then Found". British Film Institute Screenonline. Retrieved 22 February 2013.

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