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The Elevator (1974)

A claustrophobic armed robber, fleeing his latest job, is trapped along with group of people in a jammed elevator in a high-rise building.

Director:

Jerry Jameson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Farentino ... Eddie Holcomb
Roddy McDowall ... Marvin Ellis
Craig Stevens ... Dr. Stuart Reynolds
Don Stroud ... Pete Howarth
Teresa Wright ... Edith Reynolds
Myrna Loy ... Amanda Kenyon
Carol Lynley ... Irene Turner
Arlene Golonka ... Wendy Thompson
Barry Livingston ... Robert Peters
Jean Allison ... Mrs. Peters
Bob Fisher Bob Fisher ... Alan Rambeau
Paul Sorensen Paul Sorensen ... Detective Lieutenant
Ed Deemer Ed Deemer ... Parking Attendent
Will J. White Will J. White ... First Security Guard
Jack Griffin Jack Griffin ... Delivery Man
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A claustrophobic armed robber, fleeing his latest job, is trapped along with group of people in a jammed elevator in a high-rise building.

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fahrstuhl des Schreckens See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Edited into Earthquake (1974) See more »

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The No Disaster - Disaster Movie
23 April 2003 | by drew-121See all my reviews

This film could not be more of its era. Old movie stars, good character actors and some unknowns locked in a lift. The problem is that you just know the lift cannot fall and therefore there is no suspense. Good work as usual from Roddy McDowell. Perhaps there is a challenge here for Joel Silver or Scott Rudin, remake this film and make it exciting.


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