An investigative reporter looks into the murder of a call girl. His investigation unearths her diary, with the names of many prominent people in it. He sets out to find her killer from ...
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This groundbreaking series had 3 rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme; Howard Publications, the publishing empire of Glenn Howard.... See full summary »
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A successful lawyer (Ben Gazzara) is told by his doctor he's terminally ill, and will be dead in less than two years. He decides to do all of the things for which he never had time. Each ... See full summary »
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An investigative reporter looks into the murder of a call girl. His investigation unearths her diary, with the names of many prominent people in it. He sets out to find her killer from among the names contained in it.Written by
Produced by Universal for NBC, the same entities that pioneered the made-for-television movie (with See How They Run (1964), the first full-length film produced especially for television), this movie was the first television movie produced as a pilot that was picked up for a regular series (becoming The Name of the Game (1968)). See more »
Tony Franciosa plays here in HARPER - Paul Newman - mode in this solid TV detective yarn. Typical of the sixties, with the jazzy sweet atmosphere. Don't get a headache to fully understand the story, as many private eyes tales. Focus instead on performances and - I know I repeat - the atmosphere. Looks like a CHICAGO DEADLINE remake, with so many supporting but all known actors with the likes of Jay C Flippen, George MacReady, Nicolas Colosanto, Robert Duvall...I am surprised that no one has commented it yet. Maybe it is hard to find. actually Tony Franciosa is a reporter here, instead a gumshoe, but what's the difference?
One good Stuart Rosenberg early piece of work. Good performances and good cast too.
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