Berlin Express

Synopsis: In divided Germany just after WWII, people from many different countries are passengers on a train. When one of the passengers, a German working for peace, is kidnapped by people who don't want his ideas to work, the others must set aside their differences and work together to find him in time for an important conference.
Director(s): Jacques Tourneur
Production: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
  1 nomination.
87 min

Puis-je vous aider

avec vos valises?

Ya nye ponimayu. Quoi?

Ya nye ponimayu.

"Ya nye ponimayu"?

Ona ved' russkaya.

Do svidaniya.

Second car down.

Daytye, tovarisch. Ya tozhe russkiy.

Je ne comprends pas.


Here, let me give you a hand.

Nein, ich trage das lieber selber.

How's your German? It isn't.

I think I get the idea, though!

Das habe ich gerade noch gemacht.

We don't have any more

German enemies. No authorised ones.

'The American

'was in compartment A.

'His travel orders read:

Robert J Lindley -

'birthplace, Illinois. Occupation,

US government agricultural expert.

'Compartment B, Lucienne Mirbeau -

birthplace, Lyon, France.

'Occupation, secretary.

'Compartment C, Herr Otto Franzen -

birthplace, Frankfurt.

'Once a German industrialist,

now a dealer in scrap iron.

'Compartment D, unoccupied,

'but being held

for a person of importance.

'Compartment E,

James Sterling of Liverpool.

'Former occupation, soldier.

Present occupation, school teacher.

'Lt Maxim Kiroshilov -

birthplace, Moscow.

'Defender of Stalingrad. Military

aide, occupation authorities.

'Compartment F, Henri Perrot, Paris.

'Member of the French Underground.

Now a man of commerce.

'Compartment G, Hans Schmidt -

birthplace, Munich. Occupation...'


Glad to have you with us, sir.

Bitte, geben Sie mir Feuer.

Danke shon.

'2145 is 9.45pm.

'The only thing missing

from the pattern was Sulzbach.'

I'm sorry, old man. This is taken.

You know, it's occupied.

You know.


is nine tenths of the law.

Wait a minute. Never let it be said

that an Englishman isn't fair,

at least on occasions.

Heads, it's mine. Tails, yours.


Heads... mine.


I can't say that I'm sorry.

Up you go.

Pleasant dreams.

I hope you don't snore.

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