The Ghost Train (1927)

UK, Germany, 1927
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1

A British/German borderline fantasy film directed by Géza von Bolváry.

Plot Summary

A group of travellers is stranded overnight at a remote railway station apparently haunted by a ghost train. But is the phantom locomotive really as supernatural as it seems?


Director: Géza von Bolváry
Gainsborough Pictures, FPS, Phoebus-Film
Script: Benno Vigny, Adolf Lantz
French Adaptation: André Rigaud
Play: Arnold Ridley
Director of Photography: Otto Kanturek
Art Director: O.F. Werndorff

Ilse Bois
Guy Newall

See also
The Ghost Train (1931)
The Ghost Train (1937a)
The Ghost Train (1937b)
The Ghost Train (1941)

Extracts included in
Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (1996)



  • The Bioscope vol.72 no.1093 (15 September 1927) p.56 – review
  • Kine Weekly 15 September 1927 – review