About the film
The Deadly Tower
Release Date: October 18, 1975
|Genres||:||Drama, Thriller, Action|
|Production Companies||:||MGM Television|
|Producers||:||Richard Caffey, Antonio Calderon|
|Writers||:||Antonio Calderon, William Douglas Lansford, William Douglas Lansford|
The real-life story of Charles Whitman's deadly shooting spree at the University of Texas is retold. In August 1966, after killing his wife and mother, Whitman climbed to the top of the school's tower and opened fire on passers-by, killing 13 and wounding many others.