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Frank Belson didn't ask too many questions about the past of his new wife Lisa St. Claire, even after she suddenly and mysteriously disappeared one night. He brings in Spenser to help locate her, who begins to piece together her complete life story while submerged in the Latino shadow world of the town of Proctor. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Kidnapping can lead to something dangerous...Spenser.

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The part of Frank Belson's doctor is played by Joan H. Parker, wife of Robert B. Parker. See more »

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When Susan is bound and gagged in the locked room, footage of this scene appears on the bank of TV's later on in the film but no camera was present when this was done See more »

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Spenser: How come it takes you so long to pick a doughnut?
Chollo: No two doughnuts are exactly alike. You had Indio blood, you'd understand.
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Follows Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes (1994) See more »

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4 October 2000 | by (New Mexico) – See all my reviews

It would be ridiculous to comment on the realism of this movie. In real life private detectives seldom get involved in exciting cases. The genre exists because we all love the idea of the knight errant who operates with a strict code of honor. Enjoying this movie requires suspension of disbelief. That done, it is quite good. Mantegna is the personification of Spenser. He speaks his wise cracks as if he were improvising them. So what if the plot is over the top? The movie is as much fun as the books and that should be all that matters.


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