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Cinema du Fromage: "The Poseidon Adventure" 1972

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Episode 14: We look at 1972's film "The Poseidon Adventure" which stars Gene Hackman and Leslie Nielsen is Directed by Ronald Neame. Our Special guest is Sherry Andrea @sherryandrea August 9, 2018

Hosts KingPengvin aka Terry Anstey @Kingpengvin https://twitter.com/Kingpengvin J Corina Francis @FollowingBliss1 https://twitter.com/FollowingBliss1 http://criticallaughs.com/
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Special Guest: Sherry Andrea @sherryandrea https://twitter.com/sherryandrea

The Poseidon Adventure
PG 1972 ? Drama/Disaster Film ? 1h 57m

En route from New York City to Greece on New Year's Eve, majestic passenger ship the S.S. Poseidon is overtaken by a tidal wave. With the captain (Leslie Nielsen) dead, surviving passengers, including the passionate Rev. Scott (Gene Hackman), band together in the ship's ballroom. The group struggles to avert fires, flooding, structural instability and mechanical malfunctions as they make their way through a maze of ladders and tunnels in their desperate attempt to escape a watery grave.
Release date: December 13, 1972 (USA)
Director: Ronald Neame
Featured song: The Morning After
Story by: Paul Gallico