Night Freight (1955)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Run Time - 79 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Forrest Tucker stars in this yeoman Republic actioner. A short-term railroad freight line is threatened with extinction by a swifter trucking service. Keith Larsen is Tucker's business opponent, as well his rival over the affections of the beauteous Barbara Britton. When the train service evinces signs of survival, the truckers start playing dirty. Night Freight was directed by western veteran Jean Yarborough, who proved that his many years in the TV-sitcom world had not diminished his ability to stage action sequences.

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business-rivalry, brother, railroad, rival, train [locomotive], truck