Cinema: All Buckle & No Swash

Stop Train 349. From West Berlin, a sealed U.S. military train rolls by night through the Soviet-occupied East German Republic. Destination: Frankfurt. Its passengers are the usual assemblage of harassed or abrasive or mysterious strangers. Most objectionable of the lot is José Ferrer as a famous newsman with a nose for international incidents. Sure enough, an incident occurs when a French nurse (Nicole Courcel) helps a frightened refugee to jump aboard the train. Thus a U.S. lieutenant (Sean Flynn), commanding officer of the train, is caught between the quadripartite treaty and the Brotherhood of Man. When the Soviets uncouple the engine...

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