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Maggie Bowman
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Ambler Bowman (as Mitch Ryan)
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Abe Rand
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Judge Henry Martin
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Harry Webb
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Jack Kern
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A political despot controls his town and his wife Maggie. When Maggie tries to escape his control, he swears a warrant out for her arrest and sends the law after her. The arresting officer, however, takes pity on Maggie and tries to help her escape the despot's clutches. Written by PetrinaC <cubit@aol.com>

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The Right Side of the Law
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Tyrannical politico prevents his ex-sweetheart from doin' the Texas two-step out of town...
10 March 2009 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Jaclyn Smith, in her early "Charlie's Angels" days, gives a commendable, somewhat exaggerated or uneven performance as a young Mrs. tied down to the "little dictator" of a dirt-poor Texas county; she tries leaving him but, knowing too much about his shady financial dealings, is arrested without cause and thrown into jail. Made-for-TV feature doesn't look like much at first, yet director Steven Hilliard Stern has ambitions for the film to be more than just a television throwaway (he doesn't have the attentive nature needed to give the movie a suspenseful undercurrent, but his pacing and detail-work show sophistication). Michael Parks is very good as a State Ranger who helps Jaclyn out, and the film's best scene has him playing a little guitar for her in the jailhouse. Other performances are pushy and unpleasant, and the dusty, sweaty locations aren't used particularly well, yet this star-vehicle for the pretty Angel does hold the interest for much of its length.


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