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Rare Movie Alert! "Hard Contract" And "The Last Shot You Hear" Tomorrow On Fox Movie Channel, USA

8 September 2009 11:11 AM, PDT | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

By Lee Pfeiffer

Tomorrow (Wednesday)  afternoon at 2:00 Pm (Est) the Fox Movie Channel will present Hard Contract, an offbeat 1969 thriller that casts James Coburn as an international man of mystery: a hired assassin who travels the world on behest of an equally mysterious employer (Burgess Meredith) to kill off high profile targets for reasons never specified. What makes the film so intriguing is Coburn's character: he's charming but completely without morals and will happily kill even his closest associates if the money is right. He also has sexual hang-ups that preclude even making small talk with the prostitutes he hires (look for young Karen Black among them). The plot thickens when Coburn meets socialite Lee Remick, who is determined to find out the truth about his background- at any cost. The great supporting cast includes Lili Palmer, Patrick Magee and Sterling Hayden.The film is followed by a telecast of another oddball thriller, »

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