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The Day the Earth Moved (1974)

A team taking aerial photographs of the desert deduces that an earthquake is about to strike a nearby town, but nobody in the town believes them.

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Steve Barker
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Kate Barker
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Harley Copeland
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Judge Tom Backsler
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Helen Backsler
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Angela
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Evelyn Ferguson
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Henry Butler (as E.J. Andre)
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A pair of aerial photographers discover that, due to a flaw in the film they are using, they can predict when and where an earthquake is about to hit. When they discover that a quake is about to strike a small desert community, the two photographers race against time to save the inhabitants before it is too late. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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They were warned the earthquake was coming. But they refused to listen until...

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18 September 1974 (USA)  »

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Als die Erde aufbrach  »

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Harley Copeland: How come you get to go to Vegas for the weekend when I have to deliver those pictures?
Steve Barker: Well, that's because you're just the click-click boy and I am the old bold pilot.
Harley Copeland: Bold my asthmatic uncle!
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Carol of the Bells
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Composed by Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych (as Mykola Leontovych)
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Another Disaster of the Week
1 October 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Even though this could be seen as a typical movie of the week. It was a pretty interesting one, especially for a combination disaster/science fiction pic. I especially loved the humor that Cleavon Little inserted in what could have been just another disaster pic. This definitely is a decent if not good movie of the week.


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