The Lady Vanishes 1979

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The Lady Vanishes ★½ 1979

In this reworking of the '38 Alfred Hitchcock film, a woman on a Swiss bound train awakens from a nap to find that the elderly woman seated next to her was kidnapped. Falls short of the original movie due to the “screwball” nature of the main characters, Gould and Shepherd. Based on Ethel Lina White's novel “The Wheel Spins.” 95m/C VHS, DVD . GB Elliott Gould, Cybill Shepherd, Angela Lansbury, Herbert Lom; D: Anthony Page; W: George Axelrod.

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