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The Taking of Pelham 123

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starring
Walter Matthau
Robert Shaw
'Your train has been taken.' These words echo into the security section of the New
York subway. The unlikeliest of hijackings has taken place with a gang of armed men in command of a train compartment and its passengers. Their demand is a ransom of one million dollars - to be delivered within an hour. For every minute's delay one of the passengers will die ...
Screenplay by PETER STONE
Based on the novel by JOHN GODEY Produced by GABRIEL KATZKA. EDGAR J. SCHERICK Directed by JOSEPH SARGENT
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Contributors

Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Robert Shaw
Play By: Peter Stone
Novel By: John Godey
Produced By: Gabriel Katzka.
Produced By: Edgar J. Scherick
Directed By: Joseph Sargent
Lt Garbor: Walter Matthau
Blue: Robert Shaw
Green: Martin Balsam
Grey: Hector Elizondo
Brown: Earl Hindman
Denny Doyle: James Broderick
Correll: Dick O'Neill
Mayor: Lee Wallace
Caz Dolowicz: Tom Pedi
Mrs Jenkins: Beatrice Winde
Lt Rico Patrone: Jerry Stiller
Patrolman James: Nathan George

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The Taking of Pelham 123

BBC Two England, 28 December 1985 22.25






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