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Man on a String (1972)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Crime  -  18 February 1972 (USA)
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A government agent, out to destroy a crime ring, finds himself in the middle of a mob war.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lieutenant Pete King
William Connaught
Michael Baseleon ...
Mickey Brown
Danny Brown
Big Joe Brown
Angela Canyon
Paul Hampton ...
Jake Moniker
Barry Russo ...
Carlo Buglione (as John Duke Russo)
Jack Bernardi ...
Lincoln Demyan ...
Billy Prescott
Bob Golden ...
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Jerome Guardino ...
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A government agent, out to destroy a crime ring, finds himself in the middle of a mob war.

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18 February 1972 (USA)  »

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Seul chez les loups  »

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I was really disappointed by this one. I expected much more from Joseph Sargent, the director of "Taking of Pelham 123".

The improbable account of an undercover agent - Christopher George - who has to infiltrate a gang in order to put it into fight with another one. With predictable results. A flat yarn, that you can watch while pressing fast forward button. You have already seen that before. Nothing new. Jack Warden is wasted. So many scenes, such as when George

  • the undercover cop - shots a golf ball in the air. Who could believe


And Joel Grey in a mobster character is as credible as John Wayne in a monk.

Look for young Keith Carradine. But you can miss it without problem.

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