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The Sister-in-Law -- 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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Cast

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John Savage ... Robert Strong
Will MacMillan ... Edward Strong (as W.G. McMillan)
Anne Saxon ... Joanna Strong
Meridith Baer ... Deborah Holt
Frank Scioscia ... Benjo
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
Carter Stevens ... Producer #2 (as Malcolm S. Worob)
Noel Casabona ... Hood
Lucien Bohbot ... Girl in Cafe

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Joseph Ruben 
 
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Joseph Ruben 

Produced by
Jonathan Noah Krivine .... producer (as Jonathan Krivine)
Joseph Ruben .... producer
Carter Stevens .... line producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
John Savage 
 
Cinematography by
Bruce G. Sparks 
 
Film Editing by
George Bowers 
 
Casting by
Kit Carter 
 
Art Direction by
Michael Bane 
 
Makeup Department
Gillian Gordon .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jonathan Noah Krivine .... unit manager (as Noah Krivine)
Robert J. Rosenthal .... production manager (as Robert Rosenthal)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert J. Rosenthal .... assistant director (as Robert Rosenthal)
 
Art Department
Marjorie Walzer .... statue artist
 
Sound Department
Felipe Borrero .... sound
Hank Gotzenberg .... sound editor
Hugh Little .... sound mixer
James McCalmont .... sound assistant (as Jim McCalmont)
Bruce G. Sparks .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Chris Harrison .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Franklin Feinberg .... gaffer
Jon Krauss .... assistant camera
Jonathan Sarno .... grip
Chuck Slade .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joan Adelman .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Kevin Lee .... assistant editor
Peter Miller .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jesse Frederick .... music arranger
Hank Gotzenberg .... music editor
John Savage .... vocals
 
Other crew
Andrew Fisher .... script consultant
Gillian Gordon .... script supervisor
Eiko Levitch .... production assistant
 
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Joanna Strong:Where is everybody?
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
good 70's flick, 28 January 2009
Author: johnc2141 from United States

The sister in law is one of those little known movies from the 1970's that slipped below the radar.the big star in this film is John Savage,who went on to star in; hair(78)the onion field(80)and the recent low budget horror flick;Christina's house(1999)this is about two brothers,one good one rotten,savage plays the good one.there's a love triangle,mafia dealings,and some drama.I'm not giving any spoilers away on this but i do recommend this movie as it is pretty good.the title makes it sound like an exploitation film,but it is'nt.its rated r so there's some violent scenes and nudity.the sister in law is a selection from the 8 movie boxed set called;drive in classics from;crown inter- national.i was very disappointed out by the ending,and i know most who view this movie will agree.i give sister in law 7 out of 10.its a pretty good little melodrama.

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