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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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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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Well planned kidnapping by a maniac looking for love .......
24 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ruthless and brutal immediately come to mind when describing David Morse's detestable mountain man character. But Morse is no dummy, he has food hidden strategically among the mountains near Shade Gap Pennsylvania, where this true story takes place. His preparation and outdoor skills are more than a match for the disorganized and squabbling local police, State Police, and F.B.I. In some ways the movie resembles "King Kong" as there is at times a faint sympathy factor regarding the damaged character that Morse portrays. Make no mistake, this is a strong performance by David Morse, while the rest of the cast simply revolves around him. An exciting and violent ending is an appropriate climax to the manhunt. Recommended viewing. - MERK


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