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Act of Vengeance

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Jock Yablonski is a senior, honest official in the corrupt United Union of Mineworkers and a thorn in the side of President Tony Boyle , whose mob connections and violent methods mean trouble for all who stand in his way. Enraged by the misuse of funds Jock challenges Boyle directly - a decision that threatens his life. This powerful drama, from the director of The Long Good Friday and The Honorary Consul, is based on a true story.
Paul Gilly .ROBERT SCHENKKAN Claude Vealey .MAURY CHAYKIN Screenplay by SCOTT SPENCER Produced by JACK CLEMENTS Directed by JOHN MACKENZIE
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Contributors

Unknown: Jock Yablonski
Unknown: Tony Boyle
Unknown: Paul Gilly
Unknown: Robert Schenkkan
Unknown: Claude Vealey
Unknown: Maury Chaykin
Play By: Scott Spencer
Produced By: Jack Clements
Directed By: John MacKenzie
Jock Yablonski: Charles Bronson
Margaret Yablonski: Ellen Burstyn
Tony Boyle: Wilford Brimley
Silous Haddleston: Hoyt Axton
Annette Gilly: Ellen Barkin
Chip Yablonski: Joe Kell
Ken Yablonski: Alf Humphries
Charlotte Yablonski: Caroline Kava
Mark: Marc Strange
Ezra Morgan: William Newman
Ellen Rogers: Margaret Murray
Gary Skidmore: Danny Pollock
Earl Skidmore: Ken Pogue
Laurie Skidmore: Erin Flannery

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