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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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Rosie, the housemaid
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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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brilliantly bad
12 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Caught Dead Man's Island on ITV in the UK recently and was completely bowled over by how stupendously bad it was. It was brilliant! What a cast -- Barbara Eden! William Shatner! Morgan Fairchild! Traci Lords!!!! Don (not Donny) Most!!! Christopher Atkins! Olivia Hussey! (poor thing) Malcom McDowell!! (Wasn't Rosie Grier available?) The writing and the acting were cringe-inducing from the start.

Overflowing with cliches -- the tough but genteel Southern journo-cum-investigator (that would be Barb Eden, playing Henrietta O'something -- better known as Henry O.), the wealthy industrialist (that would be Shatner as Chase Prescott), the secluded island cursed by Indian legend. I'm not making this up!

Best of all was Barbara Eden's outrageous lime green poly-blend pantsuit she wore as she interrogated the others about their whereabouts when the shots rang out that nearly killed Chase Prescott. Barbara, honey, you look positively Boca Ra


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