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The Man in the Net (1959)

Unrated | | Mystery, Crime | 29 May 1959 (Sweden)
John Hamilton leaves a comfortable New York job to take up as an artist in a quiet Connecticut town. His dipso wife hates the life and falsely makes him out to be selfish, unsuccessful, and... See full summary »

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John Hamilton
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Linda Hamilton
Diane Brewster ...
Vicki Carey
John Lupton ...
Brad Carey
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Sheriff Steve Ritter
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Gordon Moreland
Betty Lou Holland ...
Roz Moreland
John Alexander ...
Mr. Carey, Brad's Father
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State Police Capt. Green
Kathryn Givney ...
Mrs. Carey, Brad's Mother
Barbara Beaird ...
Emily Jones
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Angel Jones
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Buck Ritter
Charles Herbert ...
Timmie Moreland
Steven Perry ...
Leroy, Alonzo's Son (as Steve Perry)
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John Hamilton leaves a comfortable New York job to take up as an artist in a quiet Connecticut town. His dipso wife hates the life and falsely makes him out to be selfish, unsuccessful, and, worst, someone who hits her. When she suddenly disappears suspicion falls on him and the townsfolk take the law into their own hands. Hamilton finds his only allies are the local children he has befriended. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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The Most Suspense-Charged 97 Minutes in Motion Pictures!

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29 May 1959 (Sweden)  »

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Das tödliche Netz  »

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Also recorded in Woodstock, CT at The Pink House. Woodstock, CT is also located in the Northeast corner of the state which is also known as The Quiet Corner. See more »

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Classic Alan Ladd Film
17 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Alan Ladd, (John Hamilton) plays the role of an artist who decides to leave New York and the rat race mainly because his wife likes to drink and is getting out of control where she has to see a doctor for help. Carolyn Jones, (Linda Hamilton) plays John's wife and lives in a very quiet town in New England where John paints pictures of children all day and never seems to sell a picture. One day John receives a letter offering him a job in New York City with an Art Firm for $30,000 dollars but refuses to take this position because of his wife's chemical dependency. Linda goes into a rage and starts drinking and goes completely out of control. In real life, Alan Ladd is really doing all the boozing and you can see it in the close up's of his face and eyes are puffy. The children in this picture take complete control over the entire film and gave great supporting roles in trying to hid and help John Hamilton from the police.


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