Disaster on the Coastliner

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Title: Disaster on the Coastliner
Author: Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen
Date: 2008-12-04
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10224/4392
Abstract: Disaster on the Coastliner (1979, USA) by Richard C. Sarafian Main Cast: William Shattner; Loyd Bridges; Company: Filmways Television A former worker of a railroad company modifies the computer controlling the railroad track in such a way that two trains are heading towards each other anticipating a disaster. A government official together with the train station personnel is trying to prevent the accident from happening. As a side plot, in one of the trains there is a evolving a love affair between a petty criminal and a lonely housewife. Scene: mixed adults other coffee The collision of the trains is only some minutes away, and the leader of the train station makes a suggestion for a coffee break. The governmental official opposes this furiously. The gesture underlines his opinion of the train station group as sloppy and lazy, which he has announced in the earlier scenes of the film. Clip: 62B1 (Addictions 1)

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