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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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Complete credited cast:
Andy Paxton
Lissa Paxton
Hub Wiley
Lt. Bonner
Jesse White ...
Ed Thornburg
Steve Harris ...
Milton Selzer ...
Jo Helton ...
Rene Pyle
Vici Raaf ...
Crystal Towers (as Vici Raff)
Charles Keane ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sam Skolman


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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Release Date:

9 August 1963 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

El canario amarillo  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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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Good lost film.
26 July 2001 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

It's a shame that this film gets trashed all the time by critics, when it's really a fine Rod Serling movie. Boone, Eden, and Forrest give nice performances in this little mystery. I sure wish that I could find a copy of it on VHS, but I don't think it's ever been released on video. Maybe someday.

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