Race for the Yankee Zephyr

Australia, 1981

Film
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Set in New Zealand’s South Island, this film is about several men who learn of a wrecked DC-3 plane, that crashed in 1944 carrying $50,000,000 in gold. As they make plans to retrieve the loot, one man prepares to get it all for himself. Stars Ken Wahl, Lesley Ann Warren and Donald Pleasence.

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Credits

director

David Hemmings

production company

Endeavour Productions

FGH Film Consortium

Duration

01:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325003

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q2644733

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