|The Ghost Train|
|Directed by||Walter Forde|
|Written by|| Lajos Bíró |
|Based on||The Ghost Train by Arnold Ridley|
|Produced by|| Michael Balcon |
Phil C. Samuel
|Starring|| Jack Hulbert |
|Edited by||Ian Dalrymple|
|Distributed by||Woolf & Freedman Film Service|
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Thought to have been lost for some years, parts of the film (5 reels of images with 2 reels of sound) were recovered in a very decomposed state. It was part of the British Film Institute campaign in 1992 to locate missing movies.
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