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Tricks of the Trade (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Mystery  -  6 December 1988 (USA)
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Catherine's world goes to pieces when she learns from the police that her husband Donald got killed - shot in the apartment of a prostitute! To her he was a model husband, determined to ... See full summary »

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Director: Corey Allen
Stars: John Ritter, Connie Sellecca, Randee Heller
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Catherine
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Marla
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Frank
James Whitmore Jr.
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Lt. Stryker
John Durbin
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Criminal
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Donald Todsen
Tanya Boyd ...
Beverly
Laura Owens ...
Liz Morgenson
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Rental Agent
John DiSanti ...
Tony
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Al
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Victoria Van Adams
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Catherine's world goes to pieces when she learns from the police that her husband Donald got killed - shot in the apartment of a prostitute! To her he was a model husband, determined to make them wealthy by investment banking. Catherine visits the call girl Marla and they befriend each other. But soon they're both threatened by filthy guys who are on the search for something that Donald stole from them. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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I saw this being filmed when I was fourteen. I was down for summer vacation from Washington State. My brother took me to Hollywood to get drunk. I think we were on either Sunset or Hollywood Blvd when I saw a movie set. My brother was pretty wasted and didn't realize the two hookers he was chatting up were Cindy Williams and Markie Post! I was a huge fan of Night Court at the time and I was STOKED!! I never realized this movie was released because I assumed it was a feature film. I will try to get it from NetFlix now that I know it was actually finished, plus it's got John Ritter! I was surprised as hell to even find it on here! I was watching an episode of Scrubs featuring Markie Post, that's what jarred my memory and instigated this comment on a movie I'VE NEVER SEEN!!


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