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Fourth Story (1991)

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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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
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Rev. Leland
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Ian Hanson ...
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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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Classic Hitchcockian Thriller
26 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

A wonderfully filmed, deliciously scored and brilliantly acted contemporary thriller. Mark Harmon plays a private eye the likes of which hasn't been seen often and Mimi Rogers is perfect as the woman with the missing husband who hires him. The wonderful direction of Ivan Passer makes this a classic in its own right.


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