The Ghost Train (El Tren Fantasma)

Screening & Live Event
The Ghost Train (El tren fantasma)

Part of Recovered Treasures: Great Films from World Archives
Sunday, January 30, 2011, 2:00 p.m.

Live music by Donald Sosin
Restored by Filmoteca UNAM, Mexico City

Dir. Gabriel García Moreno. 1927, 73 mins.

This action-packed thriller is about a railroad engineer who investigates a robbery spree, and falls for the station master’s daughter. Filled with dazzling camera movement, fight scenes, and stunts performed by the actors, it is one of the best surviving silent Mexican films.

Free with museum admission.

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