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Paper Man (1971)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi  -  12 November 1971 (USA)
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A prank that starts with a group of college students creating a fictitious person so they can get a credit card develops into a plot that leaves three of them dead.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Avery Jensen
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Karen McMillan
James Stacy ...
Jerry
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Lisa
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Joel Fisher
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Art Fletcher
Jason Wingreen ...
Doctor
Dan Barton ...
Electronics Expert
Robert Patten ...
Father
Suzanne Taylor ...
Mother (as Sue Taylor)
Johnny Scott Lee ...
Avery as a Boy
Len Wayland ...
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Dean Harens ...
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Bob Golden ...
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Secretary
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Four college students take advantage of a credit card mistakenly issued to someone who doesn't exist, then use their university's computer to erase the charges they run up. But the computer seems to have some ideas of its own ... Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

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12 November 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'homme de papier  »

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Released briefly in theaters in 1971. This is why the 20th Century Fox fanfare plays before the film begins on the video releases. The theatrical release runs an extra fifteen minutes than the television release version. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Karen McMillan: What do you think about that - another Henry Norman? If at first you don't succede, ha ha ha.
Avery Jensen: Yeah, very funny. Let's go home.
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PAPER MAN OR FLESH AND BLOOD???
17 June 1999 | by (NEW JERSEY, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a TV movie, whose idea, should have been snapped up for a theatrical release. An updated version might work very well in today's more computer oriented society. It's surprising that no one has thought of doing just this. Prankish college students use their computer knowledge to create a "person" to get around credit restrictions on students. Somehow, getting out of hand, their made-up "person" won't allow himself to be "uncreated"!

Suspense! Murder! Finger pointing!!! This movie keeps you guessing till the end and then is still not finished with you. I don't expect "Paper Man" to be shown often or in daylight hours, but if you come across it in the late night TV listings, set the timer on your VCR, it's worth it.......


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