Peking Express (Blu-ray)

Directed by William Dieterle

Release Year: 1951
Running Time: 95
UPC: 7 38329 26114 6
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Film Noir
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Cast
Joseph Cotten
Corinne Calvet
Edmund Gwenn
Benson Fong
Marvin Miller
Soo Yong
Gregory Gaye
Spencer Chan

Crew
Directed by William Dieterle

In this thrilling remake of Josef von Sternberg’s Shanghai Express, Joseph Cotten (The Third Man) stars as World Health Organization doctor Michael Bachlin, traveling by train from Shanghai to Peking. Among the other passengers on board the Peking Express are Michael’s former lover (Corinne Calvet, Rope of Sand), a priest (Edmund Gwenn, Foreign Correspondent) and a reporter (Benson Fong, Deception), all fleeing Chinese Communist rule. But when an outlaw (Marvin Miller, Dead Reckoning) and his terrifying gang hold the train hostage, the refugees are plunged into even greater danger. Director William Dieterle (Portrait of Jennie, The Turning Point) mixes gripping film noir with breathtaking action-adventure in Peking Express, featuring gorgeous cinematography by Charles Lang (A Foreign Affair) and an excellent script by John Meredyth Lucas (Dark City), Jules Furthman (The Outlaw) and Harry Hervey (Road to Singapore).


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Remastered in HD by Paramount Pictures – From a 4K Scan of the 35mm Camera Fine Grain

NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Eddy Von Mueller

Theatrical Trailer

Optional English Subtitles

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