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After several weeks of heavy rainfall, the dam above Brownsville is short from running over. However the mayor refuses to open it's gates, because he fears for the fishes in the lake... and paves the way for disaster. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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This TV movie was Irwin Allen's first project with Warner Bros. Studios after having moved over from 20th Century-Fox, where he had mastered both mediums of television and films for sixteen years. See more »

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Heavy Water
3 July 2014 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Earl Bellamy directed this TV movie produced by Irwin Allen that stars Robert Culp as a helicopter pilot who becomes involved in the plight of the town of Brownsville, which is in a state of alarm because heavy rains have caused the nearby dam to overflow, and threaten to destroy it all together. Martin Milner plays the man trying to warn the stubborn mayor(played by Richard Basehart) about the threat, but he doesn't want to hear it, which will lead to disaster for all... Cameron Mitchel, Carol Lynley, Barbara Hershey and Teresa Wright costar. Disappointing film is a big build-up to very little, and contains a talky story that generates little interest, though the good cast tries.


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