Cinema: The New Pictures: Dec. 24, 1934

The Silver Streak (RKO) shows the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad's streamlined train as a capable deux ex machina in a melodrama of the rails. The Silver Streak, according to this picture, is the design of square-jawed young Tom Caldwell (Charles Starrett),* in love with the daughter (Sally Blane) of a railroad president. By refusing to try the train, B. J. Dexter (William Farnum), an obdurate and stupid tycoon, precipitates a broken heart for his daughter and a case of infantile paralysis for his son,...

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