The Glory Boys (1984)





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Set in London, this three-part British miniseries was adapted by Gerald Seymour from his own novel. A visiting Israeli scientist was targeted for assassination by two different terrorist organizations: one Irish, one Arab. After working at cross-purposes for an extended length of time, the hired killers from both factions decided to join forces to carry out their murderous assignment. American actors Rod Steigerand Anthony Perkins headed the cast of The Glory Boys, which originally aired over Yorkshire Television from October 1-3, 1984. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
Action & Adventure , Mystery & Suspense , Television
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Rod Steiger
as Sokarev
Gary Brown
as Famy
Sheila Allen
as Mrs. Sokarev
Michael J. Jackson
as Mackiewicz
Ron Berglas
as Elkin
Robert Lang
as Fairclough
Roderic Leigh
as French Police Official
Nigel Collins
as Prisoner
Julian Littman
as Arab Passenger
Hubert Rees
as Norah's Father
Alan MacNaughton
as Sir Humphrey Talbot
John Cording
as Smithson
Iain Cuthbertson
as Minister
Robert Arden
as Washington Host
Randal Herley
as Doorman
Michael Halphie
as Arab Controller
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The DVD features a minimum of extras.

Full Review… | July 18, 2007
Apollo Guide

Neither the film's techniques and pacing nor its fashions have aged well in the decades since its first airing.

Full Review… | July 18, 2007
Apollo Guide

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