The story of two New York City police officers, one white and one black, their ambush and murder by black revolutionaries and the efforts to hunt down and capture their killers.

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Rocco Laurie
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Gregory Foster
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Adelaide Laurie
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Jacqueline Foster
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Sims
Victor Campos ...
Freddie The Dealer
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Mr. Rosario
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Sgt. Bray
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Max
Owen Pace ...
Johnson
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Ianucci
Wallace Rooney ...
Commissioner
Edward Walsh ...
Sgt. Petrie
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Walter the Addict
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The story of two New York City police officers, one white and one black, their ambush and murder by black revolutionaries and the efforts to hunt down and capture their killers. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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13 November 1975 (USA)  »

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Foster ja Laurie  »

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Foster and Laurie were both former Marines, and both served in combat in Vietnam. Greg Foster earned a Silver Star for rescuing comrades under fire. See more »

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Rocco Laurie is seen holding either a Colt Python or a Diamondback. NYPD firearm regulations at the time specified fixed-sight service revolvers only and both of the Colts mentioned have adjustable sights. Plus, most Pythons were made in 357 magnum, and NYPD only allowed revolvers chambered in 38 special. See more »

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Well done true story
10 November 2003 | by (New Orleans, LA) – See all my reviews

Foster and Laurie is the true story of the murder of two New York City policeman by black revolutionaries. Outstanding performances by the cast all the way around. The made for TV movie tells the parallel stories of the policemen and their assassins leading up to the murders in flashback style. Effort is made to present the killers as actual people and not just cardboard cutouts and commendably the initial racial tension between Foster and Laurie is shown.


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