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Murder Once Removed (1971)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Thriller  -  29 October 1971 (USA)
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A doctor and the wife of one of his wealthy patients hatch a plot to get rid of her husband so they can be together and get his money.

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A doctor and the wife of one of his wealthy patients hatch a plot to get rid of her husband so they can be together and get his money.

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The perfect crime was death by prescription!


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Not a bad little movie
24 August 2010 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

There are a surprising number of made-for-TV movies out there that, for some reason or another, have entered the public domain and have been issued on many cheapo DVD labels. "Murder Once Removed" is one of those. I watched it on a 10-pack DVD box set, and fortunately (unlike many other movies in the public domain) the picture and sound quality wasn't bad. Watching it, I wondered how this movie could get neglected enough so that the copyright wasn't removed. It's not a classic, but it gets the job done all right. It's only 75 minutes long, so it tells its story in a lean manner with very little unwanted fat. The story is pretty enticing, making you wonder what the doctor character will do next in every situation he's in. And the last part of the movie gives us not one, but several surprising twists. As I said, this isn't a classic, but it's well done enough that it's definitely worth the one or two dollars you'll have to pay to buy the DVD.


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