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The Incident (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  4 March 1990 (USA)
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Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the ... See full summary »

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Geiger
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Clarence
Joe Horváth ...
Major Lilly (as Joe Horvath)
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Edna Mae Hansen
Henry Crowell Jr. ...
Corporal Sweazy
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Lieutenant Morton
Robert MacKenzie ...
Sergeant Osias (as Robert Mckenzie)
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Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the town's only doctor (Barnard Hughes) dies while at "Camp Bremen" in the fictitious town of Bremen, Colorado. Written by ron thomson

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Incident at Lincoln Bluff  »

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Billie is seen cleaning swastikas off the porch columns. The amount cleaned/smudged changes between shots. See more »

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Followed by Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore (1992) See more »

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Well-acted period piece
14 April 2000 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

Top-notch acting, excellent research, and interesting characters punctuate this intriguing story. Deftly mixing humor with personal anguish and political intrigue, the plot twists it way towards a surprising conclusion. The production values are so good, It's hard to believe that this is a made-for-TV movie. Appropriate for the entire family.


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