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David James Elliott,
A city-slicker family, tired of the urban grime and crime, moves to a quaint little lakeside village. All seems like paradise - until corpses start showing up in the water. Will the family be the new victims?
Arthur Allan Seidelman
A seemingly upstanding, caring husband and father, Dr. David Farris, is accused of foul play by his ex-wife Ellen regarding the mysterious death of his subsequent wife Lorraine. To prove ... See full summary »
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Dramatization of the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens. The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980.Written by
Neal Harkner <email@example.com>
The location for the surface of Mt. St. Helens was a local garbage dump in Bend, Oregon. See more »
On the morning of May 18, about two hours before the eruption, Clyde Whitaker is shown berating a logger for showing up to work late. May 18, 1980 was a Sunday; all logging companies were closed (this is why the body count was not much higher than it was). See more »
[talking into a CB radio right after St. Helens erupts]
Vancouver! Vancouver! This is it!
[the blast consumes him]
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When the cast list rolls during the end credits, then this can be seen: "Stunt Baby Beau Davis" See more »
The best kind of history: involvement with the people who lived through it.
With its low-key acting, and real, believable characters, this film was a superb re-enactment of what became a nightmare for those closest to it. At first, no one is able to believe what is predicted to be coming. Gradually, the reality becomes inescapable. Art Carney, as Harry S. Truman, is completely believable, and understandable, as a man set in his ways and content with his life, unwilling to run away and perhaps unable to comprehend the totality of the disaster that is looming. How very human! We would all like terrible realities to go away, but often they are worse even than the forecasts. In light of 9/11, the poignancy of the human relationships in this film is even greater. We are so vulnerable in the face of many of the events of life, and the most important things we have to cling to are each other, and our relationships to the people we love, and to life itself. A haunting, under-rated film.
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