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The Hostage Heart is a 1977 American made-for-television drama film directed by Bernard McEveety, written by Andrew J. Fenady, and based on Gerald Green's novel. It premiered on Friday September 9, 1977 on CBS.[1]

The Hostage Heart
GenreDrama
Written byAndrew J. Fenady
Directed byBernard McEveety
StarringSharon Acker
Cameron Mitchell
Vic Morrow
Bradford Dillman
Belinda Montgomery
Theme music composerFred Karlin
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Andrew J. Fenady
Eric Kaldor (associate producer)
Charles Sailor (associate producer)
CinematographyMatthew F. Leonetti
Editor(s)Melvin Shapiro
Running time100 min.
Production company(s)Andrew J. Fenady Productions
MGM Television
DistributorCBS
Release
Original networkCBS
Original release
  • September 9, 1977 (1977-09-09)

PlotEdit

Terrorist take over the operating room where a billionaire is having coronary bypass surgery and demand a $10 million ransom.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Sharon Acker and Bradford Dillman were cast in June 1977. A registered nurse supervised the medical scenes.[2]

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ TV Guide, September 3–9, 1977, pg A8
  2. ^ "Casting for 'Hostage Heart'". The Daily Dispatch. 1977-06-09. p. TV-10.