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Tiger by the Tail (1970)

Vietnam war hero, accused of murdering his brother, recruits his socialite girlfriend to hunt for the real killer.

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Steve Michaelis
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Rita Armstrong
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Top Polk
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Darlita
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Sarah Harvey
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Del Ware
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Deputy Sheriff Laswell
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Ben Holmes
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Frank Michaelis
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Steve Michaelis, a Vietnam war hero is unjustly framed for the murder of his brother. He enlists the help of Rita Armstrong his socialite girlfriend to help him find the real killer. Written by alfiehitchie & tipsyheadrinse

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They tried to frame him for robbery and murder, but they had a ... Tiger By The Tail

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Final film of director R.G. Springsteen. See more »

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Let's Drink, Friend
Words and Music by Charo and Xavier Cugat
Sung by Charo
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AFI should have made it #1
23 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

Sometimes you have to wonder why some films are snubbed at the Oscars, and Tiger by the Tail is one of those films.

Afterall, Charo is in it. Any film about a guy being framed for murder is obviously top notch. Why is there no Maltin review?


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