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A New York City detective, traveling by train between New York and Baltimore, tries to foil an on-board plot to assassinate President-elect Abraham Lincoln before he reaches Baltimore to give a major pre-Inauguration speech in 1861.
Character actor Will Geer was blacklisted for anti-Communist activities soon after this movie was made in 1951. He would not appear in another Hollywood sponsored movie until 1962.
Rachel - Slave Maid:
Freedom isn't a thing you should be able to give me, Miss Ginny. Freedom is something I should have been born with.
Several of the firearms appear to be out of date. One obvious example of this is the Remington Model 95 pistol, which was released over 4 years after this story was set.
Opening credits S l o w l y roll up from the bottom of the screen, over a background of a train station. The word "TALL" is extra tall.. and the credits are followed by: Ninety years ago, a lonely traveler boarded the night train from New York to Washington DC and when he reached his destination, his passage had become a forgotten chapter in the history of the United States. This motion picture is a dramatization of that disputed journey.
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