Bombay Mail

Bombay Mail is a 1934 American pre-Code drama film directed by Edwin L. Marin and written by Tom Reed. The film stars Edmund Lowe, Ralph Forbes, Shirley Grey, Hedda Hopper, Onslow Stevens and Jameson Thomas. The film was released on January 6, 1934, by Universal Pictures.[1][2][3]

Bombay Mail
Bombay Mail lobby card
Lobby card
Directed byEdwin L. Marin
Produced byCarl Laemmle, Jr.
Screenplay byTom Reed
StarringEdmund Lowe
Ralph Forbes
Shirley Grey
Hedda Hopper
Onslow Stevens
Jameson Thomas
Music byHeinz Roemheld
CinematographyCharles J. Stumar
Edited byDoris Drought
Production
company
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • January 6, 1934
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Plot

The film is about a British police inspector (Edmund Lowe) who solves the case of a government head who was killed in his train compartment.[4]

Cast

References

  1. ^ "Bombay Mail (1934) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2016-01-08.
  2. ^ A.D.S. (1934-01-06). "Movie Review - Bombay Mail - Murder on a Train". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2016-01-08.
  3. ^ "Bombay Mail". Afi.com. 1933-09-28. Retrieved 2016-01-08.
  4. ^ The Encyclopedia of Film Composers - Page 558 1442245506 Thomas S. Hischak - 2015 "The murder mystery Bombay Mail is about a British police inspector (Edmund Lowe) who solves the case of a ... forecasts danger, is so effective that Universal later used it in several of their films, including a series of Flash Gordon adventures.

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