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The Elevator (1974)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller | Drama  -  9 February 1974 (USA)
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A claustrophobic armed robber, fleeing his latest job, is trapped along with group of people in a jammed elevator in a high-rise building.

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Edith Reynolds
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Irene Turner
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Robert Peters
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Mrs. Peters
Bob Fisher ...
Alan Rambeau
Paul Sorensen ...
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Ed Deemer ...
Parking Attendent
Will J. White ...
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Jack Griffin ...
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A claustrophobic armed robber, fleeing his latest job, is trapped along with group of people in a jammed elevator in a high-rise building.

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Fahrstuhl des Schreckens  »

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1 May 2003 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland) – See all my reviews

I agree the movie is of its time - I love the fashions and the snobbery - it's not just Britain that has a class system! But I don't agree there's no suspense. The point of the movie is the claustrophobic atmosphere, it's actually a bit more subtle than you'd think from the blurb.


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