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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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Lieutenant Pete King
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William Connaught
Michael Baseleon ...
Mickey Brown
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Danny Brown
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Big Joe Brown
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Angela Canyon
Paul Hampton ...
Cowboy
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Jake Moniker
Barry Russo ...
Carlo Buglione (as John Duke Russo)
Jack Bernardi ...
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Lincoln Demyan ...
Billy Prescott
Bob Golden ...
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Jerome Guardino ...
Scarred Man
Carolyn Nelson ...
Anita
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Pipe Smoker
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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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you can live without it

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
it?

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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