Leonard hands Eve’s note to Van Damm, who smiles.
The camera pans outside to a view of the Hudson River, as the 20th Century Limited approaches Breakneck Tunnel in Fishkill, New York.
The next morning, Electromotive Divsion E8 # 4044 of the New York Central Railroad is parked at La Salle Street Station in Chicago.
Eve steps out of the train, while Roger, dressed in a Red Cap uniform, carries her luggage.
The two detectives who interviewed her the previous evening approach, walking past the sleeper car labeled “Imperial State 10006.”
“You keep walking,” says Eve to Roger. “I’ll catch up.”
“Yes, ma’am,” says Roger, walking past the detectives.
“Anything to report, Miss Kendall?” asks the detective.
“Why yes,” says Eve, “I had a fine night’s sleep.”
“No, I mean,” replies the detective. “Have you seen the man we’re looking for?”
“Oh, Mister Thornycroft?” asks Eve.
“Thornhill,” corrects the detective.
“Oh no, no, I’m awfully sorry,” replies Eve. “but good luck to you both.” Eve walks past the detectives and catches up with Roger.
“How are we doing?” says Eve.
“I may collapse at any moment,” says Roger, struggling under the weight of the luggage.
“Well, not yet,” says Eve.