The Alpha Caper

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The Alpha Caper
Genre Crime
Written by Elroy Schwartz
Directed by Robert Michael Lewis
Starring Henry Fonda
Leonard Nimoy
Larry Hagman
Music by Oliver Nelson
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Harve Bennett
Producer(s) Aubrey Schenck
Arnold F. Turner (associate producer)
Cinematography Enzo Martinelli
Editor(s) Les Green
Running time 85 minutes
Production company(s) Universal Television
Silverton Productions
Distributor ABC
Original network ABC
Original release October 6, 1973

The Alpha Caper, also known as The Inside Job, is a made-for-television[1] crime thriller directed by Robert Michael Lewis and released in 1973. It stars Henry Fonda as an embittered parole officer forced into early retirement, who decides to take revenge against the city officials by stealing a gold shipment being moved to a new depository. The television film was the final production of producer Aubrey Schenck and was a television pilot for an American television series called Crime.[2]


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  2. ^ Goldberg, Lee Unsold Television Pilots: 1955-1989 Adventures in Television, 5 Jul 2015

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