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Fourth Story (1991)

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Valerie's husband Darryl leaves for work as usual, but never returns. She hires private eye Shepard to find him. Soon he discovers that David had a second identity and obviously doesn't ... See full summary »

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Ivan Passer

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Andrew Guerdat
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Harmon ... David Shepard
Mimi Rogers ... Valerie McCoughlin
Paul Gleason ... Lt. Hank Petkavich
Michael Boatman ... Sgt. Teal
Cliff De Young ... Darryl McCoughlin
M. Emmet Walsh ... Harry
Eric Menyuk ... Det. Rabbitt
Janet Gilmore Janet Gilmore ... Mona
Bruce Vilanch ... Flower Salesman
Kate Donahue Kate Donahue ... Debbie
Mark Mikesell Mark Mikesell ... Young executive
Randy Oglesby ... Rev. Leland
Abdul Salaam El Razzac ... Medical Examiner
Ian Hanson Ian Hanson ... Young boy
Ricardo G. Avalos Ricardo G. Avalos ... Bum
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Valerie's husband Darryl leaves for work as usual, but never returns. She hires private eye Shepard to find him. Soon he discovers that David had a second identity and obviously doesn't want to be found. But since Shepard is strongly attracted to the pretty Valerie, he investigates further and gets involved more than professionally. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Murder has a new address


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1991 (USA) See more »

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Basic Deception See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Intended for theatrical release outside the United States. See more »

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References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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Mark Harmon shines in a romantic thriller
16 July 2002 | by georgelanzSee all my reviews

A great romantic thriller with wonderful characters. Mark Harmon shines as a private detective more at ease in a library than carrying a gun. Mimi Rogers is brilliant as the mysterious grieving widow and the film is extremely well made with a catchy Jazz music score and beautiful photography. A must-see.


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