Disaster at Silo 7
|Disaster at Silo 7|
|Written by||Douglas Lloyd McIntosh|
|Directed by||Larry Elikann|
|Music by||Mark Snow|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Mark Carliner|
|Cinematography||Roy H. Wagner|
|Editor(s)||Peter V. White|
|Running time||96 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Mark Carliner Productions|
|Original release||November 27, 1988|
During routine maintenance of a liquid-fuelled ICBM, the fuel tank is penetrated by a falling socket. The film traces the efforts of the maintenance crew and associated military and civilian personnel to recover the potentially disastrous situation before the fuel tank is sufficiently depressurised that the stack collapses and explodes.
- Michael O'Keefe as Sgt. Mike Fitzgerald
- Perry King as Maj. Hicks
- Patricia Charbonneau as Kathy Fitzgerald
- Peter Boyle as Gen. Sanger
- Joe Spano as Sgt. Swofford
- Ray Baker as Col. Chadwick
- Dennis Weaver as Sheriff Ben Harlen
- Joe Urla as Pepper Martinelli
- Brent Jennings as A.C. Jones
- Christian Clemenson as Col. Brandon
- Ken Jenkins as Clarence
- Maureen Teefy as Penny Travers
Inspired by the 1980 Damascus Titan missile explosion, Jeffrey K Kennedy one of the main protagonist of the Damascus event was a special technical advisor for this movie.
- Jeff Jarvis (November 28, 1988). "Picks and Pans Review: Disaster at Silo 7". People. Vol. 30, No. 22. Retrieved June 23, 2016.
- Don Shirley (November 25, 1988). "Television Reviews : Missile Explosion Is Reenacted in ABC Movie". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 23, 2016.
- "Disaster at Silo 7 (1988)". Retrieved January 6, 2017.
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