Sniper 1975

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Sniper ★★★ The Deadly Tower 1975

Suspenseful drama based on true story of Charles Whitman, who shot at University of Texas students from Texas Tower on a summer day in 1966. Disney alumunus Russell breaks type as mass killer, with fine support by Yniguez as a police officer on the scene and Beatty as the passerby who lends a hand. Finely crafted re-creation of disturbing, true event. 85m/C VHS, DVD . Kurt Russell, Richard Yniguez, John Forsythe, Ned Beatty, Pernell Roberts, Clifton James, Paul Carr, Alan Vint, Pepe Serna; D: Jerry Jameson. TV