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Between the Lines (1977)

Story of an underground newspaper in Boston about to be taken over by big business.

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Cast

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Harry Lucas
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Abbie
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Max Arloft
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Lynn
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David Entwhistle
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Laura
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Michael
Lewis J. Stadlen ...
Stanley
Jon Korkes ...
Frank
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The Hawker
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Roy Walsh
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Ahmed
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Wheeler
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Danielle
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Herbert Fisk
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Story of an underground newspaper in Boston about to be taken over by big business.

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Fun, adventure, romance on $75 a week. See more »

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22 January 1979 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Al otro lado de la noticia  »

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The alternative newspaper of the film is based on the Boston Phoenix. See more »

Quotes

Harry Lucas: [after Max passes gas while they're driving in Harry's car] Did something just die in here?
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Soundtracks

Havin' a Party
Performed by Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
Written by Sam Cooke
Courtesy of Epic Records
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Extremely boring film about self-centered men and the women who love them
8 December 2006 | by (Miami post Boston) – See all my reviews

Since I grew up in Boston and worked in Back Bay area at the time period of this film, I though it would be really interesting. Some of the scenes brought back memories but why try to set the film in the Back Bay in the opening shot and then move it to the Harvard Square area shortly afterward? This is, after all, about the staff of the Back Bay Mainliner. But the worst thing about this film is how self-centered Harry, Michael and Max are. The film just dies when they are spouting about their problems and trying to get another woman into the sack. The women in this film seem to be much more interesting, especially when they interact with each other. Too bad they weren't given more screen time.


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