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The Midnight Man (1974)

R | | Mystery | 14 June 1974 (USA)
An ex-con, once a cop, now working as security in a college, decides to investigate the murder of one of the students, a daughter of a senator.

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David Anthony (novel), Roland Kibbee | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Burt Lancaster ... Jim Slade
Susan Clark ... Linda Thorpe
Cameron Mitchell ... Quartz
Morgan Woodward ... Clayborne
Harris Yulin ... Casey
Robert Quarry ... Dr. Prichette
Joan Lorring ... Judy
Lawrence Dobkin ... Mason
Ed Lauter ... Leroy
Mills Watson ... Cash
Charles Tyner ... Ewing
Catherine Bach ... Natalie
Bill Lancaster Bill Lancaster ... King (as William Lancaster)
Quinn K. Redeker ... Swanson
Richard Winterstein Richard Winterstein ... Virgil
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An ex-con, once a cop, now working as security in a college, decides to investigate the murder of one of the students, a daughter of a senator.

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Taglines:

The Ex-con. The Hippie. The Senator. The Pervert. The Lesbian. The Professor. The Sheriff. The Sadist. One of them is a murderer. All of them make the most fascinating murder mystery in years. See more »

Genres:

Mystery

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Mitternachtsmann See more »

Filming Locations:

Anderson, South Carolina, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Filming took place in and around Clemson University campus. See more »

Soundtracks

Come On Back Where You Belong
Lyrics by Morgan Ames
Music by Dave Grusin
Sung by Yvonne Elliman
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lethal hook?
12 January 2019 | by drcgeorgeSee all my reviews

The character of Burt Lancaster kills a fat man by stabbing him with a butcher's hook in the lower back. In fact, it could only cause a painful wound, which could be fatal after hours or days without medical attention (or maybe the fat man only fainted because of the pain?)


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