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Dead Man's Island (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery | Thriller  -  5 March 1996 (USA)
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A woman is asked to help an old lover discover his would-be murderer.

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Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins (Henrie O.)
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Chase Prescott
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Trevor Dunnaway
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Valerie St. Vincent
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Miranda Prescott
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Haskell Prescott
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Roger Prescott
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Lyle Stedman
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Burton Andrews
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Milo
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Henrietta O'Dwyer Collins, called Henrie O., is a world-famous journalist and writer. She's invited by her old lover Chase Prescott to his secluded island home. Chase, a wealthy businessman with money woes, hopes Henrie O. can discover the person he thinks is trying to kill him. It seems like she has her work cut out for her. Possible suspects include Chase's much younger wife, his son, and many others. Written by Anonymous

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Jeannie meets Capt. Kirk meets Cornelius meets Juliet meets Ralph Malph
1 November 2013 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

I knew nothing about "Dead Man's Island" when I started watching it, other than the casting of Barbara Eden and William Shatner (whose famous shows aired during the same years on NBC in the '60s), and the setting on an island. As it progressed I noticed a little similarity between the movie and Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None". In the end the movie turned out to be OK, not great. What caught my eye throughout the movie was that Eden's reporter stood out from the rest of the characters: most of them wear neutral colors most of the time, but she almost always wears bright colors, as though she's an anomaly in this group.

What I mainly say about the movie is that the casting of Barbara Eden, William Shatner, Roddy McDowall, Olivia Hussey and Don Most means that a beautiful genie meets a captain traveling through space meets an intelligent ape meets drama's most famous lover meets a 1950s goof-ball.


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