A dying man frames himself for the kidnapping and murder of an industrialist so his wife and daughter can benefit from the reward money. However, his plan goes awry when he is cured!

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A dying man frames himself for the kidnapping and murder of an industrialist so his wife and daughter can benefit from the reward money. However, his plan goes awry when he is cured! Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Getting In Was Easy...Getting Out Was Murder!

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The only acting credit for legendary jazz singer Anita O'Day (character Sheila Mangan). Ms O'Day died at age 87 in 2006. See more »

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Remade as Naseeb No Khel (1982) See more »

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Zig Zag
Written by Mike Curb, Robert Enders and Guy Hemric
Performed by Roy Orbison
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An Absorbing Thriller
23 May 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

George Kennedy plays what may well be his best performance as a man who frames himself for a crime he didn't commit so his wife can benefit from the reward money, and then becomes enmeshed in a complex and gripping spiral of events after he discovers he is not going to die after all. Anyone who enjoys thrillers will enjoy this film, and it is a mystery to me why it is not available in video.


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