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Appointment with a Shadow (1957)

George Nader plays a reporter whose career is ruined by liquor. A comeback opportunity presents itself when Nader is a bystander at the arrest of a well-known criminal.

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George Nader plays a reporter whose career is ruined by liquor. A comeback opportunity presents itself when Nader is a bystander at the arrest of a well-known criminal.

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Was This The Man They Hunted...Or The Killer Who Hunted Them!

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If I Should Die  »

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In the UK this was re-titled The Big Story as the title Appointment With a Shadow had been applied to an earlier Universal release, The Midnight Story. See more »

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'Vertigo' and 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents'
19 September 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Having achieved success in writing the episode, 'Together', in the 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents' series on the 12th January 1958, and then contributing to the 'Vertigo' script, Alec Coppel continued to sustain himself in this film which only had research value rather than entertainment.


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