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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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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4 March 1990 (USA)  »

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Incident at Lincoln Bluff  »

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After calling Major Lilly on Sunday morning, Harmon Cobb inquires about the name of Corporal Ernst Schmidt. After a brief exchange, Major Lilly replies that "Private" Schmidt died of natural causes. See more »

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Followed by Incident in a Small Town (1994) 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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