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The Yellow Canary (1963)

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Andy (Pat Boone) is an arrogant pop singer about to be divorced by his wife (Barbara Eden) who treas his staff badly. On the same night he starts a job at a theater in Los Angeles his ... See full summary »

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Andy Paxton
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Lissa Paxton
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Hub Wiley
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Lt. Bonner
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Ed Thornburg
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Vecchio
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Rene Pyle
Vici Raaf ...
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Andy (Pat Boone) is an arrogant pop singer about to be divorced by his wife (Barbara Eden) who treas his staff badly. On the same night he starts a job at a theater in Los Angeles his infant son is kidnapped. Despite requests from the lead police officer on the case, Lieutenant Bonner (Jack Klugman), Paxton plays along with the kidnappers as they string him along even though they are willing to kill. Written by Anonymous

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The yellow canary is a soft yellow thing. That's what you are Paxton...a soft yellow thing! See more »

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9 August 1963 (West Germany)  »

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El canario amarillo  »

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The gold records on display in Andy's home appear to be Pat Boone's own, as they all bear the Dot label, which was Boone's recording company at the time. See more »

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A good Mystery.
12 October 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

"The Yellow Canary", movie is the story of a singer who's baby is kidnapped. The best acting in the film is from Barbara Eden in one of her best dramatic roles of Lissa Paxton, the wife of the singer and mother of the baby son who's kidnapped. The reaction when she comes home and finds her baby son kidnapped is one of the best scenes in the film. A good mystery and story from Rod Serling.


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