Midnight Special (1931)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Romance  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this romantic crime drama, a railroad telegraph dispatcher loses his job after a train crash. He tries to convince his superiors that he had no choice because he was tied up by crooks and was unable to pull the switch that could have saved the title train. The dispatcher's little brother also loses his job causing both of them to launch private investigations into the situation. The find that the whole mess revolves around another's desperate desire for the dispatcher's girl friend.

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accident, brother, dispatcher, false-accusation, forbidden-love, investigator, robbery, romance, train [locomotive]