A luxury liner is hijacked by terrorists.
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1979   Unknown  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 President Aristide Brouchard (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Dr. Archady Clemens (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Peg (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Julian Wunderlicht (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Capt. Charles Girodt (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Jennie Barber (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Lisa (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Max Dechambre (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Herb Kleinfeld (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Father Craig Dunleavy (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Louise Crawford (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Helen Wabash (3 episodes, 1979)
Rebecca Balding ...
 Harriet Kleinfeld (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Bee (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Lester Foyles (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Don Crawford (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Col. Schreiner (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Adm. J. Elton Knox (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Billy (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Terrence Crown (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Madame Brouchard (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Keegan (3 episodes, 1979)
Doug Heyes Jr. ...
 Brother James (3 episodes, 1979)
John Fitzpatrick ...
 Maxwell (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Thomas (3 episodes, 1979)
John Shearin ...
 David (3 episodes, 1979)
Dan O'Brien ...
 Abraham (3 episodes, 1979)
Dennis Howard ...
 Brian Joy (3 episodes, 1979)
Harvey Jason ...
 Plessier (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Maggie Joy (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Specht (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Pierre DeMarchant (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Stanford Whitman (3 episodes, 1979)
Martin Costi ...
 Brother Paul (3 episodes, 1979)
Mark Gorman ...
 Wendell Cornin (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Claude (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Bobo (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Betty (3 episodes, 1979)
Melissa Converse ...
 Mrs. Joy (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Tony (3 episodes, 1979)
Ellen Blake ...
 Tony's wife (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Fleishman (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Madam Grilley (3 episodes, 1979)
Kenneth White ...
 Barney (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Otto Lanier (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Barney's Wife (3 episodes, 1979)
Erik Holland ...
 Detective / ... (3 episodes, 1979)
John Parr ...
 Controller (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Himself (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Harry (3 episodes, 1979)
James Jeter ...
 Earl (3 episodes, 1979)
(3 episodes, 1979)
Andre Chappuis
(3 episodes, 1979)
Louis De Farra
(3 episodes, 1979)
Roger Etienne
(3 episodes, 1979)
(3 episodes, 1979)
Roberta Storm
(3 episodes, 1979)
Michael Currie
(3 episodes, 1979)
Stanley Grover
(3 episodes, 1979)
Todd Martin ...
 Freuling (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Wilhelm Greitzen (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Blondin (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Chief Jean-Claude Raffin (3 episodes, 1979)
Maurice Marsac ...
 Brunel (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Dr. Chabot (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Georges Sauvinage (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Harold Columbine (3 episodes, 1979)
Roger Til ...
 Devillaine (3 episodes, 1979)
Billy Beck ...
 Cabanal (3 episodes, 1979)
Sandy Ignon ...
 Bonjalet (3 episodes, 1979)
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Storyline

Father Craig Dunleavy leads a band of terrorists who hijack a cruise ship in the French Atlantic and demand a $70 million ransom. Harold Columbine is our main hero, as the teleplay spends as much time focusing on the problems and love affairs of individual passengers as it does on the hijacking itself. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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Genres:

Adventure | Drama

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Release Date:

1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Il transatlantico della paura  »

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(3 episodes) | (3 episodes)

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Color:

(Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Amateur Radio Saves The Day!
26 November 2002 | by (Schenectady, NY USA) – See all my reviews

A pretty good mini-series (even before anybody knew what a mini-series was) with lots of twists and turns. Pretty involving storyline based on the book of the same name. Just wish it was available on video, but you might pick it up on TBS some day.

Only bad thing was the total unbelievability of two 10 year old kids with amateur extra class licenses and enough equipment to make any ham salivate.


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