This exciting disaster/thriller features an all-star cast, including Richard Harris, Ava Gardner, Sophia Loren, Martin Sheen, Burt Lancaster and O.J. Simpson. A thousand passengers traveling from Geneva to Stockholm on a luxury express train, learn that there's a terrorist on board carrying a highly infectious plague virus.
A Lord Lew Grade presentation for Associated General Films. Produced by International Cine Productions.
Color by CFI.
Interiors filmed at Cinecitta in Rome, in Technicolor and Panavision.
Additional cast: Raymond Lovelock (Tom); Stefano Patrizi (Attendant); Carlo De Majo (Patient); and Fausta Avelli (Katherine).
Additional credits: Mara Blasetti (production supervisor); Joe Pollin & Tony Brandt (assistant directors); Aldo Gasparri & Roberto Pignotti (special effects).