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Where Are the Children? (1986)

Two children are kidnapped and held for ransom by a madman. Soon, however, the childrens' father begins to suspect that their mother may possibly have had something to do with the crime.

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Nancy Holder Eldridge
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Clay Eldridge
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Michael Eldridge
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Missy Eldridge
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Dorothy Prentiss
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Jonathan Knowles
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Courtney Parrish
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Robin Legler
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Neil Keeney
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J.D. Quill
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On her birthday, San Francisco resident Nancy Harmon's two kids Peter and Lisa disappear, later to be found dead. The police wrongfully accuse a devastated Nancy of being the killer. Nancy is found guilty and sentenced to the gas chamber, but her attorney manages to get her conviction overturned. Much to the District Attorney's dismay, Nancy can't be put back on trial because key witness Rob Legler has left the country. And Nancy's husband, college professor Carl Harmon, commits suicide. Seven years later, Nancy has relocated to a town in Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Nancy has changed her identity, re-colored her hair, and has married a realtor named Ray Eldridge, with whom she has two kids named Michael and Missy, and the terrible pain from what happened to Peter and Lisa has begun to heal. But today is Nancy's birthday. She has allowed Michael and Missy to go out to play in the back yard. Nancy opens the newspaper and is stunned to find, in the local section of the paper, her picture ... Written by Todd Baldridge

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Az első számú gyanúsított  »

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The novel by Mary Higgins Clark was inspired by the real-life case of Alice Crimmins, who was accused of murdering her children in New York in 1965. See more »

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I Fell In Love Long Ago
Music & Lyrics by Fred F. Forrest Sr.
Performed by Frederic Forrest Jr.
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Extremely Boring
11 August 2000 | by (Atlanta, Georgia) – See all my reviews

This movie is extremely boring and very slow-moving. It is also rather discontinuous and disjointed. The acting isn't terrible, but the lack of plot movement ruins any effort. Badly in need of better editing. The worst movie I've ever seen.


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