About the film
Release Date: January 14, 1980
|Genres||:||Drama, TV Movie|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures Television, David Gerber Productions|
|Director||:||Virgil W. Vogel, Barry Shear|
|Producers||:||David Gerber, Jay Daniel|
Loosely based on the life of Jimmy Hoffa, this traces the rise of Tommy Vanda (Joe Don Baker) from a Chicago dock worker to an influential labor leader who, like Hoffa, finds himself behind bars in a federal prison, and not long after, taken for a ride by shady men never to be seen again.