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Man on Fire (1957)

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A wealthy businessman whose wife has divorced him is bitter about the divorce and prevents his ex-wife from seeing their child. The ex-wife takes him to court, and a judge tries to ... See full summary »

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Earl Carleton
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Gwen Seward
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A wealthy businessman whose wife has divorced him is bitter about the divorce and prevents his ex-wife from seeing their child. The ex-wife takes him to court, and a judge tries to determine what will be best for the child. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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21 October 1957 (Sweden)  »

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Earl Carleton: No matter who you're with, you're always mine.
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realistic, even-handed account of the issues involved in divorce
8 March 2000 | by (nyc, ny) – See all my reviews

Spirited performances by Crosby, Stevens, Seymour, and E.G. Marshall notches this one above its clinical routes. William Schallert has a wonderful bit as Judge Seymour's secretary. In many ways, a 20-year predecessor to Kramer vs. Kramer -- and in its own way, no less poignant.


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