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Murder on Flight 502 (1975)

Left in the lounge for first-class passengers, a letter warns of murders on Flight 502 -- and the warning is received a day early.

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George McCowan

Writer:

David P. Harmon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ralph Bellamy ... Dr. Kenyon Walker
Polly Bergen ... Mona Briarly
Theodore Bikel ... Otto Gruenwaldt
Sonny Bono ... Jack Marshall
Dane Clark ... Ray Garwood
Laraine Day ... Claire Garwood
Fernando Lamas ... Paul Barons
George Maharis ... Robert Davenport
Farrah Fawcett ... Karen White (as Farrah Fawcett-Majors)
Hugh O'Brian ... Detective Daniel Myerson
Molly Picon ... Ida Goldman
Walter Pidgeon ... Charlie Parkins
Robert Stack ... Captain Larkin
Brooke Adams ... Vera Franklin
Danny Bonaduce ... Millard Kensington
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Storyline

A jumbo jet leaves New York. After the plane has departed, a note is found in the first class lounge with an ominous message left by a passenger threatening to kill some of the passengers. At first it is thought to be a sick joke, but soon a man posing as a priest and a stewardess are killed. It is up to the captain to find the killer before the body count increases. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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A Dramatic In-Flight Journey That You'll Never Forget! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asesinato en el vuelo 502 See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The uniforms worn by the airlines female crew members are actual TWA Stewardess uniforms worn during the winter months from 1968-1971. The same uniforms can be seen at the end of Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me If You Can". See more »

Goofs

Flight 502 is an overnight flight to London, yet no one is shown sleeping and the lights in the First Class cabin remain brightly lit throughout the flight. (Only one character, Millard Kensington, is actually shown receiving a pillow and blanket). See more »

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Referenced in Airplane! (1980) See more »

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26 June 2003 | by SargebriSee all my reviews

What do you get when you combine The Airport Movies with Murder, She Wrote? You get this rather pedestrian movie of the week. This film has all the traits of this kind of film, actors on the downside of their careers giving lousy performances and a rather unbelievable plot line. The only thing that you can say about this film is that we get to see a pre-Charlie's Angels Farrah Fawcett and that's it.


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