The Elevator (1974 film)
|Written by||David Ketchum|
|Directed by||Jerry Jameson|
|Music by||John Cacavas|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Production location(s)||Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California|
|Cinematography||Matthew F. Leonetti|
J. Terry Williams
|Running time||75 min.|
|Production company(s)||Universal Television|
|Original release||February 9, 1974|
An elevator carrying a diverse group of people becomes stuck between floors in a high-rise office building. The tension inside the stalled elevator is exacerbated by one passenger: a claustrophobic armed robber trying to flee from his latest hit.
|James Farentino||Eddie Holcomb|
|Roddy McDowall||Marvin Ellis|
|Craig Stevens||Dr. Reynolds|
|Don Stroud||Pete Howarth|
|Myrna Loy||Mrs. Kenyon|
|Teresa Wright||Edith Reynolds|
|Carol Lynley||Irene Turner|
|Arlene Golonka||Wendy Thompson|
|Barry Livingston||Robert Peters|
The film was made for the ABC Suspense Movie of the Week. It was shot at the Crocker Bank Building in downtown Los Angeles in November 1973.
The Los Angeles Times called it a "witty and suspenseful diversion".