The 3,000 Mile Chase

The 3,000 Mile Chase is a 1977 NBC action television film directed by Russ Mayberry and starring Glenn Ford and Cliff De Young.

The 3,000 Mile Chase
Written byRoy Huggins
Philip DeGuere
Directed byRuss Mayberry
StarringGlenn Ford
Cliff De Young
Theme music composerElmer Bernstein
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producerRoy Huggins
ProducersJo Swerling Jr.
Dorothy J. Bailey (associate producer)
Production locationsAntelope Valley, California
Apollo Park - 4555 W. Avenue G, Lancaster, California
Jane Reynolds Park - 716 W. Oldfield Street, Lancaster, California
CinematographyChuck Arnold
EditorsLarry Lester
Lawrence J. Vallario
Running time98 min
Production companiesRoy Huggins-Public Arts Productions
Universal Television
Original networkNBC
Original releaseApril 6, 1977 (1977-04-06)


Secret courier Matt Considine (Cliff De Young) accepts the mission to escort chief witness Dvorak (Glenn Ford) and his wife from San Francisco to a trial in New York. They have to cover 3,000 dangerous miles, because the drug mob wants to kill them at any price.


Actor Role
Glenn Ford Paul Dvorak - Leonard Staveck
Cliff De Young Matt Considine - Marty Scanlon
David Spielberg Frank Oberon
Blair Brown Rachel Kane
Priscilla Pointer Emma Dvorak
Marc Alaimo Richards
Brendan Dillon Ambrose Finn
Tom Bower Richette
Lane Allan Livingston
Michael J. London Jacoby
Roger Aaron Brown Prosecutor
John Zenda Inspector


Movies on TV and Video Cassette 1989-1990 by Steven H. Scheuer.

Movies made for television: the telefeature and the mini-series, 1964–1984, by Alvin H. Marill.

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