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She Helped Her Husband Destroy His Brother By The Most Immoral Act Imaginable See more »
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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. | Add synopsis »
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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

Directed by
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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Introduction to Mr Ruben, 19 December 2011
Author: Chris Haskell (cwhaskell@gmail.com) from United States

As the first movie I have seen out of the 32-pack of "Drive-In Cult Classics" by Mill Creek, I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised. Joseph Ruben would continue directing for the next 30 years after this debut film, and it's no surprise as you can see his talent, especially when compared to a lot of the other trash that was being made at that time. Everything about this movie fits perfectly into the drive-in formula (softcore nudity/sex, etc), but it doesn't use these as a crutch, rather stands well on its own as a story. The script leaves a little something to be desired in terms of character depth, but Ruben tried to layer them, and the audience is treated to a clever twist. Definitely not a great movie, but not a terrible one and by far one of the better in the genre.

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