An Air France airplane is hijacked by the P.L.O. due the large number of Israeli and Jewish passengers. We follow the action both with the hostages as they cope with confinement and threatened death, and the Israeli cabinet and military that must try to get them out.
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They considered every possibility - and then did the impossible !
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Did You Know?
Although recorded on videotape for television transmission, it was transferred to celluloid to enable a cinema release in the U.K. This was considerably shorter than the version originally shown on American television, Kirk Douglas and Dame Elizabeth Taylor appeared only briefly, as did many supporting players, most notably Theodore Bikel, Jessica Walter, and Severn Darden. See more
During what is supposed to be the second take-off scene, the aircraft is rolling on the runway with its nose up, but spoilers raised, indicating that landing stock footage was used instead. See more
[before the Israelis are separated from the other hostages
Mother, you have a British passport. You stay with the others!
Don't be foolish. They have my Israeli identification card. Besides, it says: Etta Grossman-Wise. Even a German might suspect something.
The 1998 VHS release from Warner brothers cuts out 60 minutes of footage. See more
Version of Raid on Entebbe