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Fourth Story (1991)

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Valerie's husband Darryl leaves for work as usual, but never returns. She hires private eye Shepard to find him. Soon he discovers that David had a second identity and obviously doesn't ... See full summary »

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David Shepard
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Valerie McCoughlin
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Lt. Hank Petkavich
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Sgt. Teal
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Darryl McCoughlin
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Harry
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Det. Rabbitt
Janet Gilmore ...
Mona
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Kate Donahue ...
Debbie
Mark Mikesell ...
Young executive
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Rev. Leland
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Ian Hanson ...
Young boy
Ricardo G. Avalos ...
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Valerie's husband Darryl leaves for work as usual, but never returns. She hires private eye Shepard to find him. Soon he discovers that David had a second identity and obviously doesn't want to be found. But since Shepard is strongly attracted to the pretty Valerie, he investigates further and gets involved more than professionally. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Murder has a new address


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19 January 1991 (USA)  »

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Intended for theatrical release outside the United States. See more »

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References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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A Masterpiece of the Detective Genre
6 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Mark Harmon plays a detective who doesn't carry a gun, more at ease sifting through the newspaper collection of the library than in a gun battle.

The story and direction are equally compelling and a masterful cast and great music score make this movie an undiscovered gem of a detective story.


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