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The Sister-in-Law (1974)

Robert and Edward are brothers involved in a web of adultry and deceit. They share Edward's wife and his mistress and a mission to deliver a package of jewels across the Canadian border, but the mission turns out to be deadly.

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Robert Strong
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Edward Strong (as W.G. McMillan)
Anne Saxon ...
Joanna Strong
Meridith Baer ...
Deborah Holt
Frank Adonis ...
Benjo (as Frank Scioscia)
Jon Oppenheim ...
Fat Man
Tom Mahoney ...
Thin Man
Jan DeCarlo ...
Mrs. Strong
Jack Cooper ...
Mr. Strong
Larry Sontag ...
Hood (as Larry Powers)
Gillian Gordon ...
Lena
Michael Ruben ...
John Strong
Ray Valente ...
Messenger
Robert Baines ...
Literary Agent
Bruce G. Sparks ...
Producer #1
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Robert and Edward are brothers involved in a web of adultry and deceit. They share Edward's wife and his mistress and a mission to deliver a package of jewels across the Canadian border, but the mission turns out to be deadly.

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Michael Ruben: close family member of the film's director, writer, and producer Joseph Ruben appears as the young son of Edward and Joanna Strong. See more »

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Joanna Strong: Where is everybody?
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Featured in Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 8 (2002) See more »

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Nudity Was Highlight of This Film
21 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a predictable, stupid movie, that bored the hell out of me. Other than some steamy scenes, this film was a yawner. Sibling rivalry that just never seemed believable. These 2 baby faced brothers were comical with acting that was , well, lets just say not good. The film had the feel of an X-rated film with a lot less nudity and just did not deliver. Throw in a gangster ,secondary plot and the film was downright silly.Lust, seduction and lousy dialogue, made for a movie that was anything but special. Save your time folks. For the gentlemen that want to see nudity and beyond, you may as well go all out and watch a true X-rated film.


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