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Lady in Cement (1968)

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During an ocean dive, Miami gumshoe Tony Rome finds a woman's body with its feet encased in a concrete block and sets-out to solve the murder case.

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Al Mungar
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Maria Baretto
Pat Henry ...
Rubin
Steve Peck ...
Paul Mungar (as Steven Peck)
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Audrey
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Arnie Sherwin
Frank Raiter ...
Danny Yale
Peter Hock ...
Frenchy
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Christine Todd ...
Sandra Lomax
Mac Robbins ...
Sidney the organizer
Tommy Uhlar ...
The Kid, Tighe Santini
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Storyline

Tony Rome is a Miami based detective who while diving in the ocean finds the body of a young woman. He is hired by Gronsky to find her killer. Tony has to sift through a stack of suspects, plus trying to elude the police. Written by Kelly

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A beautiful body under water. A private eye in over his head. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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20 December 1968 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Die Lady in Zement  »

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$3,585,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

As Tony Rome is running from the police on the beach, you hear a band playing the Frank Sinatra song "You Make Me Feel So Young". See more »

Goofs

A local TV station would never break into the broadcast of a national program (especially one like Daniel Boone, aimed at children and families) to announce the murder of the owner of a two-bit go-go club. See more »

Quotes

Kit Forrest: I have an insatiable longing for affection.
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Referenced in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Bittersweet (2011) See more »

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Daniel Boone
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Music by Lionel Newman
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Pure Camp
5 September 2005 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

The Lady in Cement is a veritable course on social anthropology of the late 60's. The writing, not the acting, is at center stage. Did I say - pure camp! Prepare to be offended if you are female or gay. Broad and dame are standard terms and gay baiting and bashing are represented for what they were in the day (camp- wise). Most of the lines are tossed off although there are wonderful performances by a very few outstanding character actors. The action scenes are mundane but it is fun to see Dan Blocker play a tough guy who likes bashing toughs. And Lanie Kazan and Racquel Welsh are at the voluptuous peak of their careers. Amazing to note they were both 28 years old and Mr. Sinatra was 53. The musical score, wait . . . was there a score? Well, you get the point. Watch it with friends who want a good laugh. it's full of them.


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