Charles David’s comedy film-noir in which a woman witnesses a murder whilst on a train journey. Starring Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, Allen Jenkins and David Bruce.
It is exceptionally rare that comedy and film-noir blend together for a movie like Lady on a Train, but that is the situation that unfolds here and the result is certainly an enjoyable one.
The story concerns young, enjoyable Nikki Collins (Deanna Durbin) who sees a horrible murder while journeying on a train on her way to New York City. Though she urgently attempts to tell others of what she witnessed, not one person takes interest.
In her ascent to persuade someone, anybody, of the crime, she discovers a supporter in a unknown author…