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Dr. Fischer of Geneva (1985)

TV Movie  |  Drama  |  11 October 1985 (USA)
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Dr. Fischer has an unusual hobby - to expose human greed. How much humiliation will his fellow man endure enticed by valuable presents? Dignity for money! Death for money?

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Dr. Fischer
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Alfred Jones
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Anna-Luise Fischer
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Steiner
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Divisionaire Krueger
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Doctor
David de Keyser ...
Belmont
Jacques Herlin ...
Kips
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Richard Deane
Clarissa Kaye-Mason ...
Mrs. Montgomery (as Clarissa Kaye)
Nicholas Le Prevost ...
Albert
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Dr. Fischer has an unusual hobby - to expose human greed. How much humiliation will his fellow man endure enticed by valuable presents? Dignity for money! Death for money? Written by Anonymous

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Humiliating
26 March 2006 | by (Berkeley, California) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this since it aired twenty years ago. How I would love to see it again, to see the excruciating, humiliating dinner parties with the "toads" as guests, greedy for their gifts from the host for whom they care nothing. The last party, so beautiful with the torches and carpets outside in the snow, has the one trick gift that will put an end to it all. The principals turn in wonderful performances, and there are a number of character actors whose performances are memorable.

Please, let us see this on DVD, before there is no one left to add commentary.


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