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The French Atlantic Affair 

A luxury liner is hijacked by terrorists.
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1979   Unknown  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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 President Aristide Brouchard 3 episodes, 1979
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 Dr. Archady Clemens 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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 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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Lance LeGault ...
 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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 Terrence Crown 3 episodes, 1979
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 Madame Brouchard 3 episodes, 1979
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Doug Heyes Jr. ...
 Brother James 3 episodes, 1979
John Fitzpatrick ...
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Dan O'Brien ...
Dennis Howard ...
 Brian Joy 3 episodes, 1979
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 Plessier 3 episodes, 1979
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 Maggie Joy 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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Melissa Converse ...
 Mrs. Joy 3 episodes, 1979
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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 ...
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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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James Jeter ...
Andre Chappuis
Louis De Farra
Roger Etienne
Roberta Storm
Michael Currie
Stanley Grover
Todd Martin ...
 Freuling 3 episodes, 1979
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 Wilhelm Greitzen 3 episodes, 1979
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 Chief Jean-Claude Raffin 3 episodes, 1979
Maurice Marsac ...
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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
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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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Adventure | Drama

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1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Il transatlantico della paura  »

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(3 episodes) | (3 episodes)

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(Metrocolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Amateur Radio Saves The Day!
26 November 2002 | by 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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