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Cry in the Wild: The Taking of Peggy Ann (1991)

M | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 6 May 1991
Cry In The Wind is a true story of a young woman's abuction by a deranged loner that led to the largest manhunt in the history of Pennsylvania, USA. A mountain man kidnaps the 17 year old, ... See full summary »

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Bicycle Pete
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Peggy Ann Bradnick
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Ruegg
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Jamieson
Travis Swords ...
Mitulski
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Terry Anderson
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Eugene Bradnick
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Carol Jean Bradnick
James Cranna ...
Lt. Mitarnowski (as Jim Cranna)
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Mixell
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Bodine
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Mildred Bradnick
Michelle Leaman ...
Mary-Louise Bradnick
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Daryl Koontz
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Martha
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Cry In The Wind is a true story of a young woman's abuction by a deranged loner that led to the largest manhunt in the history of Pennsylvania, USA. A mountain man kidnaps the 17 year old, his chilling plan to get himself a woman - and keep her forever. Thus begins the ordeal. Written by Keith Rogers

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She Screamed But Nobody Heard.

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Crime | Drama

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6 May 1991 (USA)  »

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Kidnappet - Peggy Anns mareritt  »

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To prepare for the role of Bicycle Pete the abductor, actor David Morse visited and spent some time in an institution for the criminally insane. See more »

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In the opening scene, shot across the bridge into the village, across the bottom of the screen are the words "Shade Gap, PA, 1966." Right above those words is a grey pickup truck parked in a driveway - a 1968 Ford F100. To the right, almost totally obscured by bushes, you can see the tail lights of a Chevy Blazer. See more »

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a reasonable film
18 December 2002 | by (london) – See all my reviews

I liked this film, not only because it was well played by the leading 2 characters, but also because it did'nt stray onto the territory of abuse or violence this kind of film could have displayed, if it had been daring enough, it could have shown to the full the humiliation and degrading way in which Peggy Anne was treated, but it just lifts the surface of what could have been quite a disturbing film if it had been made for the big screen. I have to say the film is slightly wayward to the extent in which it almost made you feel sorry for the kidnapper, as he really did'nt do much in the film to deserve him the right to be hailed down with a hail of bullets. Even so I still enjoyed it.


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