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The Deadly Tower (1975)

PG 10/18/1975 (US) DramaThrillerAction 1h 40m


The real-life story of Charles Whitman's deadly shooting spree at the University of Texas is retold. In August 1966, after killing his wife and mother, Whitman climbed to the top of the school's tower and opened fire on passers-by, killing 13 and wounding many others.

  1. William Douglas Lansford

    Story, Teleplay

  2. Jerry Jameson


  3. Antonio Calderon


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  1. Kurt Russell

    Kurt Russell

    Charles Whitman

  2. Ned Beatty

    Ned Beatty

    Allan Crum

  3. Richard Yniguez

    Richard Yniguez

    Ramiro Martinez

  4. Pernell Roberts

    Pernell Roberts

    Lieutenant Lee

  5. Clifton James

    Clifton James

    Captain Fred Ambrose

  6. John Forsythe

    John Forsythe

    Lt. Elwood Forbes

  7. Gilbert Roland

    Gilbert Roland

    Narrator (voice)

  8. Paul Carr

    Paul Carr

    C.T. Foss

  9. Alan Vint

    Alan Vint

    Tim Davis

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The Deadly Tower

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Original Language English

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