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The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (1976)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  26 February 1976 (USA)
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Fact-based story of the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh Jr., son and namesake of the famed pilot, and ensuing trial of accused and convicted killer, Bruno Hauptmann.

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Cast

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Denise Alexander ...
Violet Sharpe
Sian Barbara Allen ...
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Peter Donat ...
John Fink ...
Mr. Anderson
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Koehler
Laurence Luckinbill ...
Gov. Hal Hoffman
Frank Marth ...
Chief Harry Wolfe
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Lt. Jim Finn
Robert Sampson ...
John Curtis
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Joseph Stern ...
Dr. Schonfeld
Katherine Woodville ...
Betty Gow (as Kate Woodville)
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Fact-based story of the kidnapping of Charles Lindbergh Jr., son and namesake of the famed pilot, and ensuing trial of accused and convicted killer, Bruno Hauptmann. Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@umbc.edu>

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Crime | Drama

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26 February 1976 (USA)  »

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When the 20-month-old Lindbergh baby appeared on the 1932 cover of TIME magazine, he became the youngest cover subject in the magazine's history. See more »

Goofs

In the first 20 minutes of the movie (taking place in 1932) they showed a 1938 or 1939 Ford Police car (with siren). See more »

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In deep appreciation this film is dedicated to Leonard Horn for whom it all began. See more »

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Version of Crime of the Century (1996) See more »

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Reasonable but overlong
27 July 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I found this to be a reasonable telling of a true story that gripped America in the thirties but it was definitely overlong.I do usually enjoy courtroom dramas but must admit that this isn't at the top of the tree for me.For some reason I found it to be less than gripping and I also found the editing at times to be abrupt and a bit confusing.

On the plus side,the acting is pretty good and Anthony Hopkins did well in a role that made it difficult for anyone to have any sympathy for his character.You did get the feeling that some things were never discovered such as was the child murdered by just one person and this gave the movie a flat almost empty ending.

Not too bad I suppose but at least thirty minutes too long.


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