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Dick Francis: In the Frame (1989)

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After two friends have their houses looted of expensive paintings and vintage wine collections, Cleveland finds those responsible when he travels to Germany.

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Cleveland visits two Canadian friends, Don Stuart and Ray Sharp, and admires their collections of racetrack art and vintage wine. When Ray's wife Susan returns to her house, she finds the house bare with every stick of furniture stolen, including a priceless Munning painting. While she is on the phone to her husband , an explosion destroys the house and her. Ray,Don and his wife, and Cleveland rush to the smoldering ruins, and in the interim, thieves also rob the Stuart house, stripping it bear of everything including the contents of his $200,000 wine cellar. When Stuart is falsely accused of mob activity by a suspicious policeman investigating the two crimes, Cleveland journeys to Germany to renew his acquaintance with a German beauty and pick up the trail of the stolen paintings. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Even worse than the terrible Twice Shy
10 March 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

How these mace for TV movies can be said to be based on the Dick Francis novels I don't know. His books are well written, well plotted thrillers whereas this is one of the most awful things ever put to film. Although In the Frame does follow the basic plot of the book, it seems to be playing things for lauhghs, which are turn out not to be funny. Ian McShane is cringeworthy as the hero and he is the best performance of the whole thing, which does not say much really. Not even bad enough to be entertaining I can honestly say I felt like I had wasted an hour and a half of my life afyter watching this film, I strongly advise other people not to make the same mistake.


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