The Baltimore Bullet
|The Baltimore Bullet|
original film poster
|Directed by||Robert Ellis Miller|
|Produced by||John Brascia|
|Written by||John Brascia,
Robert Vincent O'Neill
|Music by||Johnny Mandel|
|Edited by||Jerry Brady|
|Distributed by||AVCO Embassy Pictures|
It was directed by Robert Ellis Miller and starred James Coburn, Bruce Boxleitner and Omar Sharif. The Baltimore Bullet screenplay was written by legendary film and stage dancer John Brascia, from a story by Brascia and Robert Vincent O'Neill. Brascia also produced the film.
Many of The Baltimore Bullet's plot elements were lifted for the 1986 hit film The Color of Money. Elements which do not appear in the novel on which the 1986 film was based.
Nick Casey, whose nickname is the "Baltimore Bullet," is a legendary pool player whose best days are behind him. He decides to teach everything he knows to a young up-and-comer, Billie Joe Robbins, all leading up to a big winner-take-all match between Nick and The Deacon (Omar Sharif's character).
- James Coburn as Nick Casey
- Omar Sharif as the Deacon
- Bruce Boxleitner as Billie Joe
- Ronee Blakley as Carolina Red
- Jack O'Halloran as Max
- Calvin Lockhart as Snow White
- Michael Lerner as Paulie
- Rockne Tarkington as Gunner
- Paul Barselou as Cosmo
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