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Short Walk to Daylight ()


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Eight people are trapped in a New York City subway after an earthquake, and try to find their way out.

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  • Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination.
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Tom Phelan
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Alvin
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Ed
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Dorella
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Joanne
Lázaro Pérez ...
Jax (as Lazaro Perez)
Suzanne Charny ...
Sylvia
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Sandy
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Conductor
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Rick Niels (uncredited)
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Ernie Delion (uncredited)
Ray Montgomery ...
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Deborah White ...
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Rudolph Willrich ...
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Directed by

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Barry Shear

Written by

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Philip H. Reisman Jr. ... (teleplay) and
Gerald Di Pego ... (teleplay) (as Gerald DiPego)
 
Edward Montagne ... (story) (as Edward J. Montagne)

Produced by

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Edward Montagne ... producer (as Edward J. Montagne)
Harry Tatelman ... producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Patrick Williams ... (as Pat Williams)

Cinematography by

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Edward R. Brown ... director of photography (as Ed Brown)
Terry K. Meade ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Sam E. Waxman

Editorial Department

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Richard Belding ... editorial supervisor

Art Direction by

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John J. Lloyd

Production Management

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Wes Thompson ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Alan Crosland Jr. ... assistant director (as Allen Crosland)

Sound Department

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Frank H. Wilkinson ... sound
Peter Berkos ... sound editor (uncredited)
Brian Courcier ... sound editor (uncredited)
Gordon Ecker ... sound editor (uncredited)
Walt Jenevein ... sound editor (uncredited)
Sid Lubow ... sound editor (uncredited)
George E. Luckenbacher ... sound editor (uncredited)
James E. Nownes ... sound editor (uncredited)
John W. Singleton ... sound editor (uncredited)
John Stacy ... sound editor (uncredited)

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Tony Parmelee ... special effects (uncredited)

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Albert Whitlock ... special photographic effects

Music Department

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Hal Mooney ... music supervisor

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Storyline

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Taglines A subway ride. A sudden earthquake. And now, disaster and death stand between seven strangers and a ... 'Short Walk To Daylight' See more »
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Also Known As
  • Tåg 444 saknas... (Sweden)
  • A Noite em que a Terra Tremeu (Portugal)
  • The Night the Earth Shook
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  • 73 min
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Trivia All station scenes were filmed at the IND Court St. station in Brooklyn, which as of 1976 houses the New York Transit Museum. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Daylight (1996). See more »

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