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The Midnight Man (1974)

R  |   |  Mystery  |  14 June 1974 (USA)
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An ex-con, once a cop, now working as security in a college, decides to investigate the murder of one of the students, a daughter of a senator.

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Jim Slade
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Linda Thorpe
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Quartz
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Clayborne
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Casey
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Dr. Prichette
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Judy
Lawrence Dobkin ...
Mason
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Leroy
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Cash
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Ewing
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Natalie
Bill Lancaster ...
King (as William Lancaster)
Quinn K. Redeker ...
Swanson
Richard Winterstein ...
Virgil
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An ex-con, once a cop, now working as security in a college, decides to investigate the murder of one of the students, a daughter of a senator.

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The Ex-con. The Hippie. The Senator. The Pervert. The Lesbian. The Professor. The Sheriff. The Sadist. One of them is a murderer. All of them make the most fascinating murder mystery in years.

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Mystery

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14 June 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Mitternachtsmann  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Come On Back Where You Belong
Lyrics by Morgan Ames
Music by Dave Grusin
Sung by Yvonne Elliman
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Much Better Than You Would Think
18 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the Midnight Man one very late night when I couldn't sleep. Burt is very compelling and this is a terrific murder mystery type story. To this day, I cannot understand why it hasn't gotten more play. The cast was brilliant, in particular Susan Clark. Lancaster plays a sort of down on his luck security guard who finds himself wrapped up in a murder. At one time he was a prominent officer who fell on hard times and is relegated to a security guard at a local college. Of course, this means they don't pay as much attention to him as they should and he is forced to go solo on his hunches as he goes thru this story. It is a good human story as well. I would love to see it again but it just doesn't come on TV anymore for some reason. If you ever see it listed on your local channel wherever you live, Circle this one and watch it!!


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