Murder at the World Series (1977)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Sport  |  20 March 1977 (USA)
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A disturbed young man, who had tried out for the Houston Astros baseball team and been rejected, plots to take his revenge by a series of kidnappings.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Margot Mannering
Harvey Murkison
Lois Marshall
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ...
Moe Gold
Larry Marshall
Karen Weese
The Governor
Alice Dakso
Johnny Seven ...
Detective Severino
Sam Druckman
Larry Mahan ...
Gary Vawn
Frank Gresham
Maggie Wellman ...


A disturbed young man, who had tried out for the Houston Astros baseball team and been rejected, plots to take his revenge by a series of kidnappings.

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20 March 1977 (USA)  »

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The Woman in Box 359  »

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Typical of the seventies stuff

I would have expected some comments for this TV film. After all, it is directed by Andrew McLaglen, a Hollywood vet, who gave us many westerns and adventure movies a bit in the John Ford style. This feature sounds familiar for those who like seventies thrillers and crime dramas; especially the disaster movies like thrillers. Think for instance of ROLLER COASTER or TWO MINUTE WARNING, with always many suspense atmospheres and different people - mostly guest stars from the old Hollywood era - shown at the beginning and whose fates will collide further in the story. And of course a psychopath. I won't repeat the topic above, it would be useless, but I liked this movie. I admit that I love seventies. This is a pretty good time waster. Effective, sharp, a good piece of work with many surprising moments. It is far better than the Lenny Maltin's rate said, which is below average.

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