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Rehearsal for Murder (1982)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Mystery | Thriller  -  26 May 1982 (USA)
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A year after his fiancée's death, a playwright schedules a rehearsal for his new play, which proves to be a trap for her killer.

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Alex Dennison
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David Mathews
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In a theatre on Broadway, a group of friends remember the opening night from one year ago. On this night, the leading lady was apparently murdered. On this day, these people, all involved in the production, are brought back by the fiancee of this murder victim, a distinguished playwright, to read for parts in his new play. However, he believes she was murdered, and now wants to catch the killer. Written by <Fildapimp@netscape.net>

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Where the curtain comes up on Terror


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[first lines]
Ernie: Who's there? Who's out there? Is that you Mr. Dennison?
Alex: Hello, Ernie, how you been?
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I defy anybody to guess, who the murderer is , until the final scene.
30 July 2001 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A superior T V movie, has Robert Preston as a playwright, trying to convince his friends, that his wife has been murdered,and not as the police think, that she committed suicide. He rents a theatre, then proceeds to put on a basics of a new play, in order to bring the killer to justice. Any film like this with such a good twist in the tail, is well worth watching.


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