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The Longest Night (1972)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 12 September 1972
Daughter of a wealthy family is kidnapped and imprisoned underground in a coffin, while her family and the police search for her.

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Alan Chambers
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John Danbury
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Norma Chambers
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Ellen Gunther
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Wills
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Karen Chambers
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Barris
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Harvey Eaton
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Agent Jones
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Daughter of a wealthy family is kidnapped and imprisoned underground in a coffin, while her family and the police search for her.

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She was kidnapped and buried alive for four agonizing days. The headlines reported it. Now you'll be chilled by it. See more »

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A Wonderful Tense Thriller That Is A Must See!

The Longest Night with David Janssen is a wonderful tense thriller, that is a must see, for David Janssen fans, and for fans of movies that will keep you on the edge of your seat.I saw this for the first time way back in 1972, and I was literally on the edge of my seat wondering what was going to happen next.I watched this movie recently, and it has not lost it's ability to make you feel like you are in the horrible predicament that the main character is in.I do not want to give away the plot.David Janssen was very effective in his role as always.I truly believe that he was such an underrated actor.I have never encountered him in a part that I did not like him in. James Farentino was superb in his role too.Take a look at an older but still lovely Phyliss Thaxter.The whole cast, and the writing was just excellent.I highly recommend this terrific thriller to everyone.I have this movie on VHS tape.


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