An ambitious young reporter worms her way into a veteran newswoman's life.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tess O'Brien
Melody Shepherd
Peter Chambers
Julie Fulton ...
Brad Duggan
Bernie Robbins
Bill Morey ...
William Hanlon
Tom Klunis ...
Henry Dobbs
Jim Caldwell ...
Eric Kohner ...
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After a well-respected journalist is taken hostage in Peru, his niece, Melody, shows up seeking sympathy and a job from a news network. Veteran reporter Tess O'Brien takes the young woman into her home and soon learns that Melody isn't all she seems to be. Written by Anonymous

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Washington D.C. The ultimate aphrodisiac is power. The ultimate ethic is winning. The only sin is failure. (Video Australia) See more »


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1 January 1991 (USA)  »

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Lethal Charm  »

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Very enjoyable movie,real life intrigue,backstabbing & deceit.
7 July 2002 | by (Milwaukee,Wis.) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie very much. Heather Locklear played the part of Melody Shepherd who was a beautiful (on the outside) but a nasty conniving deceitful bleep on the inside. Her endeavors to take over the position held by Tess O'Brien (played by Barbara Eden) as lead reporter in Washington are only temporarily successful. In the process she temporarily deceives Tess'es agent, son and supervisors .Tess'es boyfriend and her mother cannot be fooled however. Fortunately Tess catches her in the treachery acts once too often and leaves her blowing in the wind with no way out.Barbara Eden and Heather Locklear both play their parts extremely well.

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