"Outbreak" meets "The Runaway Train" as a motley group of passengers are quarantined on a train destined to prevent the spread of the disease at the cost of their lives. Government intrigue, international smuggling, and the legend of the Cassandra Crossing add to the suspense. Written by
A Plague Infested Train Speeds Across Europe To Certain Death At Cassandra Crossing
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Did You Know?
The film's storyline features the potential outbreak of a deadly pneumonic plague virus on a train from an germ infected passenger. As a child, director George P. Cosmatos
experienced a cholera outbreak whilst living in Egypt. Cosmatos once said: "To me, an epidemic seems more destructive than an earthquake, a fire or even a bomb. And a man-made epidemic such as is shown in The Cassandra Crossing
(1976) is the most despicable of all. We are our own worst enemies because we're killing ourselves with so-called progress". See more
When they are attempting to lower things onto the moving train with a helicopter, it conveniently changes from overhead-powered electric to diesel. Immediately afterwards, it changes back. See more
I don't look too good, hunh?
Ah, liebschoen, even now you make me wish I was fifty again!
I'm Still On My Way
Composed and Written by Dave Jordan
Published by ATV Music Ltd - London See more