Transcontinental Limited (DVD)
Release Date: 06/24/14
Romantic, heart-warming tale of an aging train engineer's struggle for dignity.
War veteran Johnnie Lane comes home to find his sweetheart, Mary Reynolds, completely distraught. Her dad will go blind unless she can raise the money for a costly operation. Johnny and a few of his war pals 'borrow' the surgeon's fee from a railroad safe intending to repay the money before it is discovered. A jealous rival learns of the scheme and does his best to send Johnnie to prison for a long time.<P><I>Transcontinental Limited</I> boasts spectacular action train footage using real locomotives and scenery. Johnnie Walker was a busy silent era actor best remembered for <I>Wine Of Youth</I> (1924), <I>Lightning Reporter</I> (1926) and <I>The Matinee Idol</I> (1928). Lovely Eugenia Gilbert was a busy silent star best remembered for <I>The Sea Squawk</I> (1925), <I>Perils Of The Jungle</I> (1927) and <I>Movie Night</I> (1929). Starring Johnnie Walker, Eugenia Gilbert, Alec B. Francis, Edith Yorke and Bruce Gordon. Directed by James Vincent.
|Label: ALPHA HOME ENTERTAIN|
|Run Time: 67 mins|