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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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Eddie Holcomb
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Marvin Ellis
Craig Stevens ...
Dr. Stuart Reynolds
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Pete Howarth
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Edith Reynolds
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Amanda Kenyon
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Irene Turner
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Wendy Thompson
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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 ...
Delivery Man
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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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The No Disaster - Disaster Movie
23 April 2003 | by (Mansfield UK) – See all my reviews

This film could not be more of its era. Old movie stars, good character actors and some unknowns locked in a lift. The problem is that you just know the lift cannot fall and therefore there is no suspense. Good work as usual from Roddy McDowell. Perhaps there is a challenge here for Joel Silver or Scott Rudin, remake this film and make it exciting.


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