Kidnappers making a ransom demand dial a wrong number & reach a struggling actor instead. He decides to cut himself in for some of the money.



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When some guys kidnap a man's daughter, they call to make their ransom demand but the number they got was an old one and that's been reassigned to another man. When he tries to call the girl's father, they freak out before he could explain. That's when he decides to pretend to be the kidnapper and get the ransom money from the father and keep part of it for himself. Written by

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11 December 1971 (USA)  »

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The Second Face  »

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See the Man Run
28 July 2005 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in 1981 on a rerun. I wish some station like MPIX or even Disney or A&E network would show this movie again. The twists and turns in this movie, I can remember like just yesterday I saw it, make me go nuts. When the unemployed actor thought that his girl was trying to cheat him with the ransom they had collected from the kidnappers, I don't want to give the ending here but . . . I saw this movie in Ceylon in 1981 twice. PLEASE HELP ME SEE THIS MOVIE AGAIN OR BUY THE DVD OR VHS. It took me about 24 years to finally get some info about this movie on IMDb database (the best) system. Since this is a TV-Movie some station must come forward to help people like me.

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