Saturday, April 19, 2014

Saturday Man Movie

Charles Bronson is on a train with an all-star cast in Breakheart Pass (1975).
People are dying, but no one knows why, or who is doing it. Can Bronson figure it out after he finishes fighting with Archie Moore on the roof of that train? (And BTW, that fight scene was filmed atop a real moving train. No CGI there.)
Also in this movie: Richard Crenna, David Huddleston, Charles Durning, Ed Lauter (a pal of Bronson, they starred in several movies together), Jill Ireland, Robert Tessier, and Ben Johnson.

And if you like steam trains, you really need to see this one. Truly a great movie, made back when movies were worth seeing.

3 comments:

  1. Great scene and you're right NO CGI!!!

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  2. This movie was filmed right around my home town of Lewiston, Idaho. They held the premier there at the Liberty Theater. Bronson and Ireland attended. The high railroad trestles seen in the movie cross Lawyers Canyon, near Ferdinand.

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  3. A favorite of mine, though I must confess that the source novel by Alistair MacLean is (IMO) superior to the film.

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