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Dummy (1979)

A deaf and dumb young man is accused of murdering a prostitute and defended by a deaf lawyer.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Lowell Myers
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Donald Lang
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Ragoti
Rose Gregorio ...
Jean Markin
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Assistant D.A. Smith
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Julius Lang
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Mrs. Harrod
Jonathan Pilurs ...
Detective Romain
Paul Butler ...
Sergeant Alonzo Hobbs
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Dr. Romney
Frankie Hill ...
Ernestine
Ray Price ...
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Dr. Morris (as Patrick Billingsley)
James D. O'Reilly ...
Judge O'Mara (as James O'Reilly)
Tricia Borha ...
Mrs. Lang
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A deaf and dumb young man is accused of murdering a prostitute and defended by a deaf lawyer.

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27 May 1979 (USA)  »

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El tonto  »

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27 November 2001 | by (united kingdom) – See all my reviews

i saw this film a very long time ago and its impact was tremendous. so much so that although i had long forgotten the title i had not forgotten the film. only since i have been on the internet have i been able to trace the name of the film and subsequently look out for it on british tv or sky. so far though i have not come across it again. this film is more than worthy of a reshowing and i, for one, would be very pleased to see it again. i would go as far as to say that this film has haunted me for all this time.


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