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William Nigh

Starring Lon Chaney, Phyllis Haver, James Murray, Frances Morris and John MacIntosh, "Thunder" (also known as "Ferroviere, Il") is a Drama film directed by William Nigh, released in the USA on July 08 of 1929.

Who is the director of "Thunder":

Thunder was directed by William Nigh, an American director, writer, actor, and producer.

Before Thunder, William Nigh had directed Desert Nights, released in 1929, Four Walls (1928), Across to Singapore (1928), The Law of the Range (1928), Mr. Wu (1927), and The Nest (1927). Since, he directed Lord Byron of Broadway, released in 1930, Mystery Liner (1934), House of Mystery (1934), City Limits (1934), The Mysterious Mr. Wong (1934), and The Old Homestead (1935).

What was the release date of "Thunder":

Thunder was first released in the United States on Monday, July 08, 1929. Other films released on Monday, July 08, 1929 are The Pirate of Panama (dir. Ray Taylor) and The Time, the Place and the Girl (dir. Howard Bretherton). This was ninety (90) years ago.

What is the casting of "Thunder":

At the casting of Thunder we find Lon Chaney, previously seen in Where East Is East (1929) and West of Zanzibar (1928); Phyllis Haver (The Battle of the Sexes (1928), Chicago (1927)); James Murray (The Shakedown (1929), The Big City (1928)) [ more... ]

  • James Murray and Lon Chaney also worked together in The Big City, released in 1928.

What is the Storyline of "Thunder":

Lon Chaney plays Grumpy Anderson, a railroad engineer with an obsession for running his train on time. His slavishness to promptness causes several tragedies which alienate him from his family. Fortunately, by the story's end, the engineer restores their faith in him and validates his obsession by forcing his train through a flood to bring badly needed Red Cross supplies to the victims.


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