Night Mail (1935 film)

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Night Mail
Directed by Herbert Smith
Written by Charles Bennett
Billie Bristow
Produced byHerbert Smith
Starring Henry Oscar
Hope Davy
C. M. Hallard
Cinematography Alex Bryce
British Lion Film Corporation
Distributed by MGM (UK)
Release date
  • May 1935 (1935-05)(UK)
Running time
53 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Night Mail is a 1935 British thriller film. [1] [2] It is not to be confused with the 1936 documentary Night Mail .



On the overnight Aberdeen mail train, demented violinist Mancini (Henry Oscar) attempts to murder judge Sir Jacob March (C.M. Hallard) for refusing to grant him a divorce.


Critical reception

TV Guide rated the film two out of four stars, and wrote, "This thriller is helped along by its quick pacing and unusual assortment of quirky characters. The sort of underhanded conniver portrayed here by Oscar was his specialty. [3]

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  1. "Night Mail (1935)". Archived from the original on 3 December 2020.
  2. "Night Mail (1934) - Herbert Smith - Cast and Crew - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  3. "Night Mail - TV Guide".