Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

Country: UK, USA
Language: English, French, German, Turkish, Italian, Swedish
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director: Sidney Lumet
Screenplay: Paul Dehn, based on Murder on the Orient Express (1934) novel by Agatha Christie
Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Vanessa Redgrave, Michael York, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Perkins, Wendy Hiller
Premiere: 21 November 1974

Filming locations:


  • Paris
    • Gare de l’Est, Paris 10 (interior, Isntanbul railway station/train platform scenes)
  • Doubs (running shots of the train)
    • Maisons-du-Bois-Lièvremont (train stuck in snow)
    • Montbenoît (train passing over a bridge)
    • Pontarlier (train scenes, general area)
  • Jura Mountains


  • Istanbul (location)
    • Salacak, Üsküdar (Debenham and Arbuthnott taking the ferry to cross the Bosphorus)

United Kingdom

  • England
    • London
  • Hertfordshire
    • Well End
      • High Canons, Buckettsland Lane (Armstrong house in Long Island, New York)
    • Borehamwood
      • EMI Elstree Studios (studio, interior train sets)

Istanbul, Bosphorus and Sea of Marmara, Turkey

Murder on the Orient Express (1974) trailer on IMDb



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