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When the Cradle Falls (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Crime  -  4 March 1997 (USA)
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An adoption service is kidnapping healthy white babies an adopting them to infertile couples for a price. Meanwhile Brian and Donna have a bouncing baby boy.

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Brian McDermott
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Donna McDermott
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Joan Hollins
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Robert Hammack
Brigitta Dau ...
Rachel
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Bill Avila
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Lt. Harlan Dugger
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Joe Ivy ...
Dr. Ashling
Henry Woronicz ...
Detective Tauber
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Lucy Becknell
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Detective Braeden
Melody Rae ...
Criminalist
James Newcomb ...
Dr. Sira
Yumi Iwama ...
Kay Avila
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An adoption service is kidnapping healthy white babies an adopting them to infertile couples for a price. Meanwhile Brian and Donna have a bouncing baby boy.

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Die Jagd nach dem Baby  »

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When Joan Hollins is coming down the round staircase at the end, they zoom in on her black shoes. In certain parts when she's on the roof, in the final scene, her shoes go back and forth from a black color to a cream color. See more »

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Features Closer and Closer (1996) See more »

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Bizarre hook may force you to endure this movie
28 October 2002 | by (Odessa, Texas) – See all my reviews

This thing was somewhat unusual for a TV movie. First, it moved at kind of a strange pace which I cannot really put words to. But secondly, it had a queer hook at the start of the movie which kept me hanging on to see if I had imagined it all or hallucinated or lost my mind. Very odd. Not a plot twist but more like a dangling detail. Anyway, Brigitta Dau is totally hot for any men watching and women will enjoy seeing Scott Reeves with his shirt off. Cathy Lee Crosby does a good job as one of the villains. I cannot really recommend the movie but it beats watching a rerun of Leave It to Beaver.


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