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The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (1970)

TV Movie  |   |  Thriller  |  13 October 1970 (USA)
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Emile Pulska is visiting his old friend Abe Stillman. During the visit they are attacked and Emile is struck senseless. When he wakes up he is told that Abe is dead, dead by natural causes,... See full summary »

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Stanley Pulska
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Peggy Pulska
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Lois
Percy Rodrigues ...
Frank Jones
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Abe Stillman
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Dr. Morheim
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Hudson F. Ewing
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Det. Green
Robert Yuro ...
Det. Seroly
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Carl (as Bill Elliott)
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Leon
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Mrs. Raspili
Virginia Christine ...
Miss Cummings
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Pawnbroker (as J.C. Flippen)
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Emile Pulska is visiting his old friend Abe Stillman. During the visit they are attacked and Emile is struck senseless. When he wakes up he is told that Abe is dead, dead by natural causes, the doctors tell him. When Emile insists that they were attacked, his relatives try to give him psychiatric help. Emile decides to try to find the killers himself, but someone is watching his every step... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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The Window -- Five Times More Harrowing
4 April 2000 | by (NYC, NY) – See all my reviews

The only thing worse than to be a child and be disbelieved that you have witnessed a crime which has put your life in danger is to be an old man in the same situation. A tour de force performance by Robinson might just be the highlight of his later career. Balsam is excellent as the son. Asner does a good turn as a bureaucrat, and Percy Rodrigues is totally chilling in his portrayal. A great paranoia flick.


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