Stop Train 349

For those who have followed the affair, the point is that Gilliat’s Rome Express (dir. Walter Forde) stops at Graham Greene’s The Third Man (dir. Carol Reed). A reporter is there aboard the train in extraordinary circumstances to prepare a certain resemblance in The Bedford Incident (dir. James B. Harris).

It lost the Golden Bear at Berlin to two films, neither of which was Damiani’s The Reunion or Donner’s The Caretaker or Huston’s Freud or Nelson’s Lilies of the Field or Robbe-Grillet’s L’Immortelle.