The Last Journey
|The Last Journey|
|Directed by||Bernard Vorhaus|
|Produced by||Julius Hagen|
|Written by||John Soutar
H. Fowler Mear
Joseph Jefferson Farjeon
|Music by||W.L. Trytel|
|Edited by||Lister Laurance|
|Distributed by||Twickenham Film Distributors Ltd. (UK)
Atlantic Pictures Corporation (US)
A train driver (Julien Mitchell) on his last journey before retirement thinks his fireman is having an affair with his wife. The driver intends to kill himself and his passengers by crashing the train. The train is filled with colourful characters, including a psychoanalyst who persuades the driver not to do it.
- Godfrey Tearle as Sir Wilfred Rhodes
- Hugh Williams as Gerald Winter
- Judy Gunn as Diana Gregory
- Mickey Brantford as Tom
- Julien Mitchell as Bob Holt
- Olga Lindo as Mrs. Holt
- Michael Hogan as Charlie
- Frank Pettingell as Goddard
- Eliot Makeham as Pip
- Eve Gray as Daisy
The New York Times wrote, "there are some engaging directorial touches, and there is some excellent photography" ; and Britmovie noted a "gripping low-budget b-movie portmanteau thriller featuring fast-cutting from director Bernard Vorhaus and impressive location shooting on the Great Western Railway."
- "The Last Journey (1935)". BFI.
- Richards p.191
- "The Last Journey". britmovie.co.uk.
- Richards, Jeffrey (ed.). The Unknown 1930s: An Alternative History of the British Cinema, 1929- 1939. I.B. Tauris & Co, 1998.
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