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The Letter (1982)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  3 May 1982 (USA)
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The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.


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Credited cast:
Sarah Marshall ...
Old Man
Molly Roden ...
Warden Larkin
Byron Chung ...
Beulah Quo ...
Ong's mother
Manchester Club pianist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Orchard ...
Annoyed man


The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.

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3 May 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Carta Acusadora  »

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Actress Sarah Marshall's father, Herbert Marshall, starred in both the 1929 and 1940 versions of this film. See more »


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Excellent color remake of the Eagels/Davis classic films.

Usually remakes of classic films containing classic performances are disasters, but this is quite well done. The taut original drama is very well directed with superb tension and Lee Remick gives an excellent performance in the lead. She can stand with Jeanne Eagels and Bette Davis as a fine Leslie Crosbie. This is worth seeking out - way above average for a tv movie.

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