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The Action Film: Airport '77

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starring Jack Lemmon
Lee Grant , Brenda Vaccaro Olivia de Havilland Darren McGavin
Christopher Lee , James Stewart
An elaborate plan to hijack a 747 jumbo jet carrying a cargo of art treasures goes smoothly into action. Having gained control of the aircraft the hijackers fly low but when an off-shore oil platform looms up out of the darkness, there is no time to avoid a collision ... Passengers in the stricken aeroplane are faced with a nightmare and must find their own means of escape in this spectacular disaster film.
Screenplay by MICHAEL SCHEFF and DAVID SPECTOR
Produced by WILLIAM FRYE
Directed by JERRY JAMESON. Films: page 16

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Lemmon
Unknown: Lee Grant
Unknown: Brenda Vaccaro
Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: Darren McGavin
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Michael Scheff
Unknown: David Spector
Produced By: William Frye
Directed By: Jerry Jameson.
Don Gallagher: Jack Lemmon
Karen Wallace: Lee Grant
Eve Clayton: Brenda Vaccaro
Nicholas St Downs III: Joeph Cottrrn
Emily Livingston: Olivia de Havilland
Stan Buchek: Darren McGavin
Martin Wallace: Christopher Lee
Chambers: Robert Foxworth
Eddie: Robert Hooks
Banker: Monte Markham
Julie: Kathleen Quinlan
Frank Powers: Gil Gerard
Ralph Crawford: James Booth
Anne: Monica Lewis
Dorothy: Maidie Norman
Lisa: Pamela Bellwood
Mrs Jane Stern: Arlene Golonka
Steve: Tom Sullivan
Dr Williams: M Emmet Walsh
Walker: Michael Richardson
Wilson: Michael Pataki
Gerald Lucas: George Furth

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The Action Film: Airport '77

BBC One London, 5 May 1984 18.10






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