Lady on a Train

Synopsis: While waiting at a train station, Nikki Collins witnesses a murder from a nearby building. When she brings the police to the scene of the crime, they think she's crazy since there's no body. She then enlists a popular mystery writer to help with her sleuthing.
Director(s): Charles David
Production: Universal
94 min

Oh, well, just...

Hold on, Inspector.

Where do you live?

San Francisco.

San Fra...

Well, never mind, Inspector,

I'll call you back.

Miss... New York

on Saturday night

is full of murders.

Why do you have to bother me

about one that happened

in San Francisco?

This murder happened right here.

I saw it through a train window.

There were two men in the room.

One had a crowbar.

The other was an old man

wearing an overcoat

and bedroom slippers.

The first man held the crowbar

over the old man's head

like this.

I'm sure I can identify

the body...

Just a minute.

The Case of the Headless Bride.

Bet that's exciting, huh?

Full of murders.

Yes, yes.

Ten people.

My, my.

Did anybody in this book

go to jail for malfeasance?

For what?

Malfeasance. That's makin' up

a murder and takin' it to

the police. Now get outta here.

But, Officer...

And the next time you dream up

a mystery, let him solve it.

I'm too busy.

I'll find someone

to listen to me.

And that'll never stay on!

But, H.G., I assure you...

Put those things on that chair.

But, H.G., l...

But, H. G...

Most decidedly, H.G.


I did meet her at the train.

I did.

I don't know.

I turned my back

and she'd gone.


Vanished into thin air.


Here she is now, H.G.

Right here.

It's your father. He's furious.

[Stifles Laugh]

What happened?

Oh-Oh, your radio.

I've had a terrible time.

That isn't my radio.

Where the devil

have you been?

What's happened?

Why, Daddy darling,

I do believe you're angry.

You've been quarrelling

with someone. Did Mr. Haskins

say something to annoy you?


Oh, but he didn't lose me.

I ran away from him.

But, Daddy, I had to.

He was stealing a radio.

Now, Daddy darling,

don't you worry about me.

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