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In Broad Daylight (1971)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 16 October 1971
A blind actor discovers his wife is cheating on him with his best friend, and hatches a plot to murder them both.

Director:

Robert Day

Writer:

Larry Cohen
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Complete credited cast:
Richard Boone ... Tony Chappel
Suzanne Pleshette ... Kate Todd
Stella Stevens ... Elizabeth Chappel
John Marley ... Lt. Bergman
Fred Beir ... Alex Crawford
Whit Bissell ... Capt. Moss
Paul Smith ... Charles - The Doorman
Dan Spelling Dan Spelling ... Teenager
Barbara Dodd ... Mother
Wally Taylor Wally Taylor ... Cab Driver #2
Ken Sansom Ken Sansom ... Dr. Grant
Sam Edwards ... Cunningham
Buddy Lewis Buddy Lewis ... Cab Driver #1
Frank Bello Frank Bello ... Sgt. Wilkes
Al Ward Al Ward ... Manager
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A man who recently lost his sight gets out of the hospital and plots to kill his unfaithful wife. He starts by pretending to be despondent over being blind. And he learns how to go around on his own. Eventually he masters it and he sets out to kill his wife and frame her lover. He kills her but leaves behind something that could implicate him. The police investigate but the one investigating doesn't think it was the lover and suspects him and tries to prove it. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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the best whodunit in years. Will it be back on tv again?
20 September 2000 | by gparislbfanSee all my reviews

I saw this movie back in the 70's and never forgot it. It was just so good. I only seen it once. I look in tv guide all the time to see if it would come on again or may on TNT or AMC on cable . please find it and show it again


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A plena luz del día See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Glen Glenn Sound)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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