Did Spielberg copy from Lantos?

Does Spielberg’s latest effort, Munich, borrow too heavily from an 1986 HBO film based on the same source material called Sword of Gideon? The Wall Street Journal reports that Gideonâ..s producers are suggesting exactly that:
   To a large extent, this is to be expected: Both movies are based on the same 1984 book, â..Vengeance,â. by Canadian author George Jonas. But there are some scenes in the new movie that are staged similarly to those in the older movie. For example, in recreating the bloody last moments of the Munich crisis, when Palestinians fire on Israeli Olympians held captive in a helicopter, both movies use the same camera angle â.. from the perspective of the hostages. And both â..Swordâ. and â..Munichâ. feature a noteworthy scene that doesnâ..t appear in the book: a shot of a pensive Avner picking up the tobacco pipe of a fallen team member in a London hotel room. (In the book, thereâ..s no mention of Avner picking up the pipe.)
   Robert Lantos, producer of â..Sword of Gideon,â. says some parts of the current film are â..almost re-enactmentsâ. of his 1986 work. â..Itâ..s a testament to the cunning and foresight of Spielbergâ..s publicity machine that â..Sword of Gideonâ.. has not made it onto anyoneâ..s radar,â. he says.

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