The Three Hostages (film)

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The Three Hostages
Directed by Clive Donner
Written by John Prebble
John Buchan (novel)
Starring Barry Foster
Diana Quick
John Castle
David Markham
Distributed by BBC
Release dates
  • 27 December 1977 (1977-12-27)
Running time
85 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Three Hostages is a 1977 British television film based on the John Buchan thriller novel The Three Hostages, directed by Clive Donner and produced by Mark Shivas.

It starred Barry Foster as Richard Hannay, a retired British soldier who works occasionally for the British intelligence services, Diana Quick as Mary Hannay, John Castle as Dominick Medina, and David Markham as Greenslade.[1]

The story follows Hannay's attempt to recover three hostages taken prisoner by a shadowy criminal organisation. [2]



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