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Murder by Natural Causes (1979)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Mystery  |  17 February 1979 (USA)
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Allison, the unfaithful wife of a famous mentalist with a heart problem, together with her lover tries to kill him by scaring him to death, but the whole thing goes downhill when it turns out that he knew about it all along.

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Arthur Sinclair
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Allison Sinclair
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George Brubaker
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Gil Weston
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Marty Chambers
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Eddie, Private Detective
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Helen Carrington
Jeff Donnell ...
Mrs. Mathews
Maida Severn ...
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Lloyd McLinn ...
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Jessica Rains ...
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Judith-Marie Bergan ...
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Vivian Brown ...
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Rosanna Huffman ...
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Allison, the unfaithful wife of a famous mentalist with a heart problem, together with her lover tries to kill him by scaring him to death, but the whole thing goes downhill when it turns out that he knew about it all along.

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Asesinato por causas naturales  »

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The play that "Gil Weston" is appearing in is "Prescription: Murder", an actual play from 1962 written by William Levinson and Richard Link, notable for introducing their most famous creation, Lieutenant Columbo. In the original play, Lt. Columbo was portrayed by the famous character actor, Thomas Mitchellin what would be his last acting role. See more »

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Gil Weston: You are one cold-blooded lady.
Allison Sinclair: [slowly slides a hand into the open front of Gil's bathrobe] Cold-blooded?
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If you like to be fooled...this is for you.
18 October 2000 | by (Melbourne Australia) – See all my reviews

Probably the best of the Levinson/Link made for TV movies. They take the audience by the hand, and lead them completely in the wrong direction. I would defy anyone seeing this for the first time, to pick the ending. This is great "edge of the seat" stuff, but don't miss a word of the dialogue, especially the last 20 minutes, as there are more twists than a corkscrew.


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