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Murder in Texas (1981)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  3 May 1981 (USA)
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Story of Texas heiress Joan Robinson who married plastic surgeon, John Hill. Her father, Ash is suspicious of Hill, thinking that he married Joan for money which he used to buy a house and ... See full summary »

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Ann Kurth Hill
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Dr. John Hill
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Joan Robinson Hill
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Ash Robinson
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Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes
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Dist. Atty. McMasters
Pamela Myers ...
Mary
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Jack Ramsey
Royce Wallace ...
Wilma
Dimitra Arliss ...
Gina Meier
Jude Farese ...
Casselli
Philip Sterling ...
Dr. Helpern
Vernon Weddle ...
Dr. Joe
Lesley Woods ...
Reah Robinson
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Ann's attorney
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Story of Texas heiress Joan Robinson who married plastic surgeon, John Hill. Her father, Ash is suspicious of Hill, thinking that he married Joan for money which he used to buy a house and indulges in some odd hobbies. He eventually has an affair with a woman named Ann Kurth. Eventually Ash threatens John with him losing custody of his son unless, he makes full restitution to Joan. One day Joan gets sick and dies. John somehow doesn't allow an autopsy to be done. Ash thinks it's strange and thinks John killed Joan and sets out to prove it. John eventually marries Ann and she can't help but find his behavior strange. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Asesinato en Texas  »

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References A Man and a Woman (1966) See more »

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Adagio in G minor
Written by Tomaso Albinoni
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A hard-to-find treasure!
13 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It has taken me years to get a good copy of this film. Bring made for TV doesn't help.

Try to find it if you can. It's an extremely well acted film with some stellar cast members who do a great job.

San Elliott, Kathleen Ross, Farah Fawcett, and Andy Griffith, to name a few. This is a role for Andy Griffith that really shows his flexibility as an actor. It's so far from the comic personality most people remember him for.

Watch it. Enjoy it. And be impressed.

(If you can find it)


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