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Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978)

A woman's husband is murdered and she and her lover must find the killer or stand accused of doing it themselves.

Director:

Lamont Johnson

Writer:

Reginald Rose
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Farrah Fawcett ... Jenny Moore (as Farrah Fawcett-Majors)
Jeff Bridges ... Jerry Green
John Wood ... Ernest Van Santen
Tammy Grimes ... Audrey Van Santen
John Glover ... Herbert Little
Patricia Elliott ... Helene
Mary McCarty ... Flora
Laurence Guittard Laurence Guittard ... Preston Moore
Vincent Robert Santa Lucia Vincent Robert Santa Lucia ... Benjamin
Beeson Carroll Beeson Carroll ... Frank Danziger
Eddie Lawrence Eddie Lawrence ... Other Neighbor
Arthur Rhyris Arthur Rhyris ... Customer
Jean-Pierre Stewart Jean-Pierre Stewart ... Man in Beret
Terri DuHaime Terri DuHaime ... Lulu's Mother
Sands Hall Sands Hall ... Girl Typist
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Storyline

A woman's husband is murdered and she and her lover must find the killer or stand accused of doing it themselves.

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Is this any way to begin a love affair?

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alguien mató a mi marido See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$6,100,000
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Of actress Farrah Fawcett, according to film critic Leonard Maltin, the film "was re-dubbed 'Somebody Killed Her Career' by industry wags". See more »

Quotes

Jerry Green: I can offer you instant poverty plus an employees' discount at Macy's.
Jenny Moore: I accept.
Jerry Green: Did I - did I just ask you to marry me and you said yes?
Jenny Moore: Yes!
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Soundtracks

The Flying Dutchman Overture
by Richard Wagner (uncredited)
Performed by Wiener Philharmoniker (as The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra), Conducted by Horst Stein,
Courtesy of London Records, Inc. and the Decca Record Company, Ltd.
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Hey,Give it a chance!
13 April 2008 | by bosun1See all my reviews

I recently acquired a copy of this movie on VHS & thought it was absolutely fantastic-better than all that drivel that Hollywood dishes out today,that's for sure!.The movie takes a while to get to the point,but hey,nothing's perfect.There's even a slight hint of comedy in some parts.All in All,I found it an entertaining who-done-it that is typical of 1970's TV movies.The mild-mannered housewife role played by Farrah Fawcett-Majors (as she was then known) is a complete departure from her earlier work on 'Charlie's Angels'.She wears very little make-up or hair dye.This movie is not everyone's cup of tea,but it's good enough for a rainy Sunday afternoon or a night in with family or friends.


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