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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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Father Chase
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Frank Cavanaugh
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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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Very good - and accurate - movie!
14 May 2006 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

This movie not only has some of the greatest stars before they were famous - David Janssen, Mike Ferrell, James Farentino, Sharon Gless, Phyllis Thaxter, Richard Andersen - but it is 98% accurate to the true story. The later "authorized" movie 83 Hours Til Dawn was focused more on the kidnapper than the victims, and was poorly done. Sallie Shockley did an excellent and believable job as the victim, and did not whine one bit. A great movie, and I hope it comes out on DVD at some point - I have only been able to find it on eBay as a recorded copy from television when it was first aired. Availability might be impaired by the copyright lawsuit filed and won by Gene Miller when it aired as an infringement of his book.


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