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The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (1984)

Unrated | | Comedy | TV Movie 10 February 1984
D.C. is a dreamer who can't keep in the real world longer than a few minutes. After a top secret disk finds its way in his backpack, he finds himself right in the middle of a big spy ... See full summary »

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J.T. Collins
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Ann Harris
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Barney Daniels
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Tatyana (as Pamela Segall)
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Addison Cromwell
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Cabbie
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Manning
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Vanessa Collins
Harvey Jason ...
Dutch
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Bergman
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Turk
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Deputy Markov
Lewis Van Bergen ...
Denker
George Dickerson ...
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D.C. is a dreamer who can't keep in the real world longer than a few minutes. After a top secret disk finds its way in his backpack, he finds himself right in the middle of a big spy mission. Only no one will believe him.... Written by Digger Blue <diggerblue@hotmail.com>

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You won't be disappointed.
29 December 2007 | by (meso-dystopia) – See all my reviews

DC Collins is both a prime document of the waning years of the cold war, and a blistering exposition of the actor's craft from Gary Coleman. Coleman scored big with 'On The Right Track', the popular 'Kid' series of TV movies, and also this fantasy/espionage thriller.

There's a tender poignancy haunting DC's on screen relationship with Tatyana. Consider the divergent paths: Adlon and Coleman. It's as if the ensuing collapse of the Soviets v the USA were juxtaposed in reverse with the resultant careers of either actor.

Finally, one cannot help but regret Gary's absence from subsequent projects like this. Why is it that audiences are expected to remain starved in the dearth of available material? Reappraise, reissue, distribute.


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