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The Late Film: The Wilby Conspiracy

Synopsis

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starring
Sidney Poitier Michael Caine
Released from prison after a ten-year sentence, black leader
Shack Twala soon finds himself victim of the vicious South African police. He is helped to escape by an English mining engineer and the two wanted men head for Johannesburg. They are pursued by Major Horn of the State Security Bureau who mysteriously allows them to stay free. But the secret police have more important matters to attend to, including half-a-million pounds worth of diamonds and 'Wilby' head of the revolutionary Black Congress.
Screenplay by ROD AMATEAU . HAROLD NEBENZAL Based on the novel by PETER DRISCOLL
Produced by MARTIN BAUM Directed by RALPH NELSON
0 FILMS: page 19

Contributors

Unknown: Sidney Poitier
Unknown: Michael Caine
Leader: Shack Twala
Play By: Rod Amateau
Unknown: Harold Nebenzal
Novel By: Peter Driscoll
Produced By: Martin Baum
Directed By: Ralph Nelson
Shack Twala: Sidney Poitier
Keogh: Michael Caine
Horn: Nicol Williamson
Rina: Prunella Gee
Persis Ray: Persis Khambatta
Mukerjec: Saeed Jaffrey
Van Heerden: Rijk de Gooyer
Blane Niekirk: Rutger Hauer
Wilby: Joseph de Graf
Judge: Brian Epsom






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