More information about this seller Condition: bon. Thanks! Couverture se détachant. . After a première in Brighton,[2] it transferred to London's St Martin's Theatre, where – despite unenthusiastic reviews from the theatre press critics – it went on to play to sell-out audiences from November 1925 to March 1927. He warns them of the supernatural danger of a spectral passenger train, the ghost of one that fatally wrecked in the locality several years before, that sometimes haunts the line at night, bringing death to all who set eyes upon it. Non daté, From: Blech! Adapted from the Play by Arnold Ridley. The action is exciting, we get plenty of trains and a snappy pace. We wouldn’t want to make an illegal movie, would we? Eric J. Crime 93 Synopsis. [3], Changes to the cast during the run included Sydney Fairbrother (from June 1926) as Miss Bourne,[5] succeeded in the role by Connie Ediss in November 1926. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Small, Maynard & Co, Boston These aren’t your granddaddy’s train robbers, as proven by Paco’s straw boater, Adolfo’s shawl-collared sweater and cloth cap, and the stylish bobs of Elena and Carmela. 1. The dust jacket is the original, it is somewhat toned, foxed and grubby with minor chipping, rubbing and short closed tears to the edges. (1926), From: Within Our Gates (1920) A Silent Film Review. Based on the hugely successful stage play by Arnold Ridley, The Ghost Train employs a variety of techniques, from animation to superimposition, on the story of a group of travelers stuck together for a spooky night. Etat d'usage, Couv. RO20071053: Non daté. Anybody familiar with silent and talkie era railroad adventure films is going to find themselves in familiar territory but García Moreno also includes some distinctly Mexican flavors to jazz things up. Carlos Villatoro also does good work as Adolfo, especially when he gets to perform a bit of Fairbanksian stunt work (he clearly did his own, by the way) in the film’s many chases. . The story centres upon the social interaction of a group of railway passengers who have been stranded at a remote rural station overnight, and are increasingly threatened by a latent external force, with a denouement ending. We have the bullfighting sequence as well as shots of the mountain railway line, scenes that give the film the sort of authenticity that no studio backlot could provide. 253 pages. I was stunned at how leading man Carlos Villatoro was a dead ringer for Ramon Novarro. ... About this Item: London The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd 1927, 1927. Yare Books Bandcamp New & Notable Mar 5, 2020, Raging drums and hypnotic guitar strings take center stage on the latest album by the punk instrumental trio. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket. . Since you've made it this far, we want to assume you're a real, live human. Fortunately, García Moreno respects his audience enough to avoid concealing Ruby’s secret identity and his nefarious planning (mwahahahaha!) RIVERLEE BOOKS Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quelques feuillets détachés. Small, Maynard & Co, Boston, 1926. Incredulous of his story, they still refuse to leave, and he departs leaving them facing a night at the station. j4yheindeo, Gerard Masters captures the looseness, magic, and swing of jazz in this second installment of the Composition Series. Definitely worth your time, especially if you are a fan of railroad adventure films or Mexican cinema. Etat d'usage, Couv. As a young man growing up in Mexico, he fell in love with cinema, particularly American adventure films, and worked as a projectionist as a teen before taking up a more sensible career as a banker. Reader's Library, London. Questions from the Google: Daddy Long Legs and Judy Abbott age difference? London The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd 1927, 1927. 2. More information about this seller 253 pages., create private tags and comments, readable only by you, and. 253; rebound in full black leather, title lettered in gilt on spine, pages browned, previous owner's name in pencil to front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy. Published by Copyright 2008-2020 by Movies Silently and Fritzi Kramer, all rights reserved. Page de garde abîmée. Spine flattened, loose, heavy browning. Published by Hard Cover. Adolfo? The deserted station's atmosphere, combined with hearing the non-stop Bath to Gloucester express using an adjacent curved diversionary main line to by-pass Mangotsfield, which created the illusion of a train approaching, passing through and departing, but not being seen, impressed itself upon Ridley's senses. . Please consider sponsoring me on Patreon. So, bully for them and congratulations. Seller Inventory # RO60107004. Published by No, but it never claimed that it would. Good+. Like what you’re reading? {About the trains} The two full-sized locomotives were part of the Eagle Lake & West Branch Railroad from 1927 to 1933. He is credited with some interesting inventions, including a continuous-motion movie camera. THE GHOST TRAIN. Quelques feuillets détachés. Relié. | Contact this seller "Film of the site of the lost station in 2011", "Peabody Chamber Opera a mostly effective conductor for 'The Ghost Train, Composer Paul Crabtree on "The Ghost Train",, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Possibly the first film to be based on the play's central premise is the American silent, The first credited filmed version was a German-British, On 28 December 1937, the BBC broadcast a forty-minute performance of the play directed by. Nope, he is obsess with winning Elena’s hand and so he arranges to step into the bullfighting ring and hands Elena a note stating that he might meet with an accident. Reprint, with "Copyright edition" on the verso of the title page. Shelfie: Mary Pickford, Clara Bow, Dinosaurs and All-Night Cycling, The Best Films of 1920, According to Photoplay Magazine, The Cabbage Patch Fairy (1900) A Silent Film Review. This film is such a lot of fun- thanks for the detailed review! 3. Anglo-saxon. convenable, Dos abîmé, Intérieur acceptable. Or if you just want a bit of wardrobe inspiration. 8vo, publisher's cloth in dust jacket. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. But we need to be super sure you aren't a robot. 8. (One of the saddest loses in the case of this film is the reel in which Paco’s gang turns on him.) More information about this seller Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954), Sun 25 Dec 1927, Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Copyright. El Tren Fantasma a.k.a. Ouvrage déboîté. Reprint. More information about this seller The Ghost Train set out to be an action-thriller and that’s exactly what it is. Nice, lengthy review. Tell us what you're looking for and once a match is found, we'll inform you by e-mail. Hard Cover. Ruby has a major Les Vampires vibe going as he dresses in all black and commits acts of thievery and acrobatics. If you like El Tren Fantasma / The Ghost Train, you may also like: The Dukes of Bedford BPALTD 909by John Russell / Ray Russell / Henry Kaiser / Olle Brice, supported by 10 fans who also own “El Tren Fantasma / The Ghost Train”, The Catch of a Ghostby Peter Brötzmann & Maâlem Moukhtar Gania & Hamid Drake, supported by 6 fans who also own “El Tren Fantasma / The Ghost Train”, Birdland, Neuburg 2011by Cecil Taylor & Tony Oxley, Longtime fan of CT ... still assimilating his music, such breadth & depth! Paco gets himself knocked about by the bull’s horns and Elena decides that he is the man for her. I believe he worked in America but had to come home due to an illness in the family but he transitioned to talkies in Mexico and kept on acting. The action is exciting, we get plenty of trains and a snappy pace. | Contact this seller Annotation en page de garde. The Readers Library, Hardcover. (1925), From: Yes, I’m sure Mr. Sosin’s score added considerably to the event. I so would love a nice new dvd of Ghost Train sitting on the Worldwide Silents shelf downstairs! Paco Mendoza (Manuel de los Ríos) is a stylish man-about-town but he is also (DA DA DUM!!!!) [undated]). More information about this seller The Readers Library, From: Seller Inventory # 4358. 8vo; pp. Page 2 - "THE GHOST TRAIN". No Jacket. The Ghost Train (1927) A Silent Film Review, Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Gabriel García Moreno’s path to the movies, 7% of the adults surveyed think that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, this cannot be considered a “tied to the train tracks” scene, including a continuous-motion movie camera. Couverture rigide. And, in a long and proud adventure movie tradition, the hero has far more chemistry with the bad girl than he does with the woman he is supposed to love. Dixon, Stephen. I’m going to ask the question that I always ask when reviewing a genre picture: did it triumph in both entertaining us and fulfilling the requirements of its chosen genre? The Ghost Train is a theatre comedy suspense thriller, written in 1923 by the English actor and playwright Arnold Ridley.. . Condition: Good. The play took him only a week to write. convenable, Dos satisfaisant, Intérieur frais. Here’s hoping they find more, it’s such a tragedy when a film is missing huge pieces. Annotation en page de garde. 8vo; pp. 6. A crisply written mystery thriller, with supernatural overtones, based upon the earlier play of the same name by Arnold Ridley. . Jonathan Frost Rare Books Limited Adapted by Ruth Alexander (Pub. The Ghost Train supplements its Hollywood-themed plot with sequences showing off local color. Anglo-saxon. Based on the hugely successful stage play by Arnold Ridley, The Ghost Train employs a variety of techniques, from animation to superimposition, on the story of a group of travelers stuck together for a spooky night. Published by Quick Note: This review is heavily indebted to the research of William M. Drew and Esperanza Vázquez Bernal. The Ghost Train was the second film made under García Moreno’s Centro Cultural Cinematografico banner and, fortunately for us, it survives more or less intact. Portions of gold tarnished; else a sharp copy in a very bright jacket with a few tiny chips. 8vo, gray cloth binding, edges soiled, endpapers foxed, a novel from a play by Arnold Ripley, 308 pages" . In-12. Manuel de los Ríos makes a particularly strong impression as Paco/Ruby. Condition: Good. Le-Livre The film also contains a scene in which Tomás has fallen unconscious on the tracks and must be rescued from an oncoming train by Adolfo. Stage play tie-in issued in October 1926. Both pictures were clearly indebted to the standard adventure tropes of the period but keep in mind that stating that a film employs tropes is not necessarily an insult and both The Flying Ace and The Ghost Train were carefully and successfully tailored to the tastes of their respective audiences. But who would fall for such an obvious ploy? Click on current line of text for options. . In fact, I recommend both pictures as a railroad double feature. Published by

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