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The Connection (1973)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  27 February 1973 (USA)
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An out-of-work newspaperman in need of money becomes the go-between for a jewel thief and an insurance company that wants to settle.

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Frank Devlin
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Everett Hutchneker
Zohra Lampert ...
Hannah
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Sy McGruder
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June McGruder
Howard Cosell ...
Himself
Mike Kellin ...
Pillo
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Eleanor Warren
Richard Bright ...
BeeJay
Joe Keyes Jr. ...
Dewey (as Joe Keyes)
Tom Rosqui ...
Detective Phelan
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Richard Wilcox
Norman Bush ...
Gilson
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Lee Harris
Dan Frazer ...
Verplanck
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An out-of-work newspaperman in need of money becomes the go-between for a jewel thief and an insurance company that wants to settle.

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Enjoyable TV Movie
29 June 2005 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

"The Connection" is a fun TV movie. The plot is about a newspaper man (Charles Durning) who has to become a fence for a jewel thief. This movie has everything: Good acting, writing, and direction. Charles Durning is always great.

There are some mild slow moments but it picks up in the end with a exciting car chase and plot twists galore.

For a 70's TV movie it stands up well.

Other first-rate movies with Charles Durning are: "Lakeboat", "The Water Engine", "True Confessions", and "Cat Chaser". He never gets the respect he deserves. He should have all the Emmys and Academy Awards he was nominated for.

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