Twilight's Last Gleaming1977

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Twilight's Last Gleaming
Directed by:
Robert Aldrich

Released in the USA on February 09 of 1977, "Twilight's Last Gleaming" (also known as "Silo III", "Viper Three", "Todeskommando Feuerblitz Ultimatum") is a Thriller film directed by Robert Aldrich . Burt Lancaster and Roscoe Lee Browne are starring, alongside Joseph Cotten, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Durning and Richard Jaeckel.

We have invaded Silo 3. We are prepared to launch nine nuclear missiles. We demand ten million dollars, Air Force One... and you, Mr President.

Who is the director of "Twilight's Last Gleaming":

Twilight's Last Gleaming was directed by Robert Aldrich, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before making Twilight's Last Gleaming, Robert Aldrich had directed Hustle, released in 1975, The Longest Yard (1974), Emperor of the North Pole (1973), Too Late the Hero (1970), The Killing of Sister George (1968), and The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968). Since, he directed The Choirboys, released in 1977, The Frisco Kid (1979).

When was "Twilight's Last Gleaming" released:

Twilight's Last Gleaming was initially released on Wednesday, February 09, 1977, in the United States. Other films released on Wednesday, February 09, 1977 are The Cassandra Crossing and Fun with Dick and Jane (dir. Ted Kotcheff). This was forty-two (42) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, December 13, 1978 in France; Friday, October 28, 1977 in Germany; Monday, November 13, 2006 in Italy and on Monday, June 05, 1978 in Spain.

Who is at the casting of "Twilight's Last Gleaming":

At the casting of Twilight's Last Gleaming we find Burt Lancaster, previously seen in The Cassandra Crossing (1976) and Novecento (1976); Roscoe Lee Browne (Logan's Run (1976), Uptown Saturday Night (1974)); Joseph Cotten (A Delicate Balance (1973), Soylent Green (1973)) [ more... ]

  • Bill Walker and Burt Lancaster, Charles McGraw also appeared together in The Killers, released in 1946.
  • Charles Durning, Burt Young and Bill Walker can be seen in The Choirboys, released in 1977.
  • Charles Aidman and Charles McGraw also worked together in Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, released in 1969.
  • Charles Durning and Simon Scott also appeared together in The Hindenburg, released in 1975.

What is the Storyline of "Twilight's Last Gleaming":

After escaping from a military prison, rogue Air Force general Lawrence Dell (Burt Lancaster) and accomplices Powell and Garvas infiltrate an ICBM complex and gain launch control over its nine nuclear missiles. They then make direct contact with the US government (avoiding any media attention) and demand both ten million dollars ransom and, more importantly, that the President (Charles Durning) go on national television and make public the contents of a top-secret document.

The document, which is [...]

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