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The Child Stealer (1979)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  9 March 1979 (USA)
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A young woman is granted custody of her children after a divorce. However, her ex-husband kidnaps the children soon afterward, and she can't get any help at all from the authorities.

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David Rodman
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Jan Rodman
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Karen
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Lew Beck
David Groh ...
Jack Farnham
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Mrs. Benson
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Pam
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Andrea
Phillip R. Allen ...
Gersh (as Phillip K. Allen)
William Bryant ...
Dan Miller
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Frank Demas
Lee Wallace ...
Hoskins
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Houghton
Arthur Rosenberg ...
Jordan (as Arthur A. Rosenberg)
Jon St. Elwood ...
Skelly (as John Mullens)
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A young woman is granted custody of her children after a divorce. However, her ex-husband kidnaps the children soon afterward, and she can't get any help at all from the authorities.

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El rescate de Jessica  »

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