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Studio: Olive Films

Burt Lancaster (l.) and Paul Winfield hover over the button in the nuclear missile thriller Twilight's Last Gleaming.

A renegade Usaf general takes over an Icbm silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War III in the 1977 thriller Twilight’s Last Gleaming, directed by the late great Robert Aldrich (Kiss Me Deadly).

Burt Lancaster (Sweet Smell of Success) stars as Lawrence Dell, a highly decorated Us Air Force Colonel who escapes from a military prison and with the help of three other convicts (Paul Winfield, Burt Young and William Smith, who’s best remembered as Rich Man Poor Man‘s bad-ass Falconetti), takes over a nuclear base and hold America hostage. Dell demands that the President reveal details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the former President’s advisors, »

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