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The Brotherhood of the Bell (1970)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  17 September 1970 (USA)
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A successful professor has his life disrupted by a secret from his past - in his college days he became a member of a powerful secret society, and now the society has a job for him.

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A successful professor has his life disrupted by a secret from his past - in his college days he became a member of a powerful secret society, and now the society has a job for him.

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Well-acted, Thought-provoking
17 December 2005 | by (Royal Oak, MI) – See all my reviews

I saw this topnotch made-for-TV movie when it debuted in 1970, and again several years later, and cannot understand why it is not available on video and DVD, and why, as another writer has pointed out, it does not even appear in Glenn Ford's filmography. The acting is excellent throughout, and the suspense doesn't let up. Though I haven't see it in years, I think of it often; every time I see omnipotent informational gatekeepers (NYT, WaPo, ABC, NBC, CBS) shamelessly working hand-in-hand with one of our major political parties to promote a common agenda. Everyone should see this movie. And everyone should be scared.


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