Based on the 1971 true story known as "The Great Plane Robbery", this tele-movie tells the story of Peter Macari alias Mr. Brown. Under a grand extortion scam, he steals $500,000 in cash ... See full summary »
This documentary program broke the reigning ratings record for The Discovery Channel which had also been set by its director Scott Hicks's with his earlier 1989 documentary, The Great Wall of Iron. See more »
A good, though pendantic, look at a boomer submarine.
Though this Time-Life video is about various modern subs, it takes you into a voyage of an American nuclear missile submarine, a "boomer." Watching the for-the-camera action onboard is not nearly as exciting as watching a similar exercise on "Red October" or "Crimson Tide." But that's because there is no real firing and no real stress. Good piece overall.
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