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The Brotherhood of the Bell (1970)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 17 September 1970
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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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While he studied at the university, Andrew Patterson, a successful professor, was initiated to the order of 'The Brotherhood of the Bell', a secret society, very selective in the choice of its members, who all occupy high positions. Now the 'fraternity' has a job for him, but one that Andrew will not do. The price to pay will be very high for him... Written by Guy Bellinger

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First showing anywhere. Glenn Ford, member of a power-mad secret society. His orders: destroy his best friend. With Dean Jagger. The CBS Thursday Night Movies (first showing on television)

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One Of The Best Movies Ever To Grace A Television Screen!

The Brotherhood Of The Bell is one of the best made for television movies ever to grace a television screen.Glenn Ford was awesome in his rendition of the troubled man who was looking for a solution to a most difficult problem. The entire cast was excellent.Rosemary Forsythe was very compelling as the wife in this story. I loved Will Geer in his part. It was so different from the role as Grandpa Walton!And let's not forget William Conrad as the television talk show host. It was a masterful performance to say the least!!I watched this movie just the other day, and I enjoyed it so much.This movie has stood up to the test of time. I recommend this to everyone.I have this movie on VHS tape.


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