CBS Saturday Night Movies open Avalanche Express 1981
Avalanche Express 1979 TV Spot
Avalanche Express is a 1979 cold war adventure thriller film produced and directed by Mark Robson, about the struggle over a defecting Russian general. It stars Lee Marvin, Robert Shaw, Maximilian Schell and Linda Evans. The screenplay by Abraham Polonsky was based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Colin Forbes. Both Shaw and Robson died near the end of shooting.