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The Great Train Robbery (1941 film)

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The Great Train Robbery
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJoseph Kane
Written byOlive Cooper
Robert Shannon
Garnett Weston
Produced byJoseph Kane
StarringBob Steele
Claire Carlton
Milburn Stone
CinematographyReggie Lanning
Edited byLester Orleback
Music byRoss DiMaggio
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • February 28, 1941 (1941-02-28)
Running time
62 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Great Train Robbery is a 1941 American low-budget B-western film.[1] It was directed by Joseph Kane and starred Bob Steele and Claire Carleton.[2] It was remade in 1949 as The Last Bandit and again in 1952 as South Pacific Trail.


Railroad sleuth Tom Logan (Bob Steele) is on a mission to stop the unlawfulness of his criminal brother, Duke Logan (Milburn Stone). Duke's gang have stolen a train filled with gold and have taken the passengers hostage as well. Amongst the many passengers is nightclub entertainer Kay Stevens (Claire Carlton) who is looking to be rescued.


See also


  1. ^ Don Miller (1973). "B" Movies: An Informal Survey of the American Low-budget Film, 1933–1945. Curtis Books. p. 115.
  2. ^ Georges Sadoul; Peter Morris (1972). Dictionary of Films. University of California Press. p. 138. ISBN 9780520021525.
  3. ^ Herb Fagen (2003). The Encyclopedia of Westerns. New York: Facts On File, p. 190. ISBN 978-0816044566.

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