Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles / Earl Hodgson
Sally (as Barbara Seagull)
Zelda Shapiro
Mustafa (as Joseph Shiloah)
Moshe (as Shai K. Ophir)
Gaby (as Gadi Yageel)
Zippi (as Jona Elian)
Yehuda Efroni ...
Rabinowitz (as Joseph Graber)
Momo (as Bomba Zur)
Aryeh Moskona ...
Avram (as Arie Moscona)
Tali Goldberg ...
Arik Dichner ...
Chen Plotkin ...
Danny Rabinowitz


Richard Roundtree (SHAFT), Robert Shaw (JAWS) and $100 Million of the Hottest Rocks in the World!

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Diamonds Were Forever


Crime | Drama


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Release Date:

22 October 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diamond Shaft  »

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Robert Shaw's wife, the actress Mary Ure, died during the making of this movie. See more »


The prison from which Archie is released was, and is, a Young Offenders Institution. No one of Archie's ostensible age would have been confined there. See more »


Hearts And Diamonds
Written and Arranged by Roy Budd
Performed by Roy Budd And His Orchestra with The Three Degrees
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Excellent plot, fine comedic touch by actors.
1 August 1999 | by (Dayton, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Good crime drama, with somewhat complex storyline (unique twists and turns), but easy and fun to follow. Characters portrayed by Robert Shaw and by Richard Roundtree were played well, particularly Robert Shaw's quirky expressions (similar to those of Quint, in Jaws, but with a good deal more class). Barbara Hershey's character was OK, but could have been played as well or better by any number of actresses. Israeli cast members did a good job, and there were some really nice scenic shots of Israeli locations (though somewhat dated, in view of the time of filming). Good fun - good ending!

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