People, May 22, 1978

After warming the bench for the Los Angeles Rams, Joe Namath is ready for action. And he gets it on a train speeding through the Alps in the movie Avalanche Express. Broadway Joe and Lee Marvin have guns, will travel as U.S. agents delivering a KGB defector (Robert Shaw) to the West. Along the way they are pursued hotly by Maximilian Schell and a band of Russians, who ambush their train and cause, yes, an avalanche to come down on their heads. "I'm about sixth or seventh place in the cast," says Namath. But...

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