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Escape from Terror: The Teresa Stamper Story (1995)

Teresa Walden-Stamper is happily married to her husband Paul Stamper and together they have one daughter Katie Stamper. The marriage seems happy until Paul starts abusing Teresa and becomes... See full summary »

Director:

Michael M. Scott (as Michael Scott)

Writers:

Camilla Carr (story), Camilla Carr (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
Adam Storke ... Paul Stamper
Maria Pitillo ... Teresa Walden Stamper
Brad Dourif ... Sheriff Bill Douglass
Tony Becker ... Chris Butler
Luce Rains ... Charlie (as Steven Hartley)
Cindy Williams ... Wanda Walden
Phillip A. Luna Phillip A. Luna ... Martinez
Annette Marin Annette Marin ... Agent Hynde
Jan Van Sickle ... Kansas Trooper
John Nance ... Teresa's Attorney
Stanley M. Fisher Stanley M. Fisher ... Judge
Pat Mahoney Pat Mahoney ... Luke Burnham
Caitlin Flynn Caitlin Flynn ... Jennifer
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Teresa Walden-Stamper is happily married to her husband Paul Stamper and together they have one daughter Katie Stamper. The marriage seems happy until Paul starts abusing Teresa and becomes obsessed with her. Teresa divorces Paul and gets a restraining order against him but this doesn't stop Paul and he kidnaps Teresa and shoots her boyfriend Chris Butler. Paul is later caught by the police and is taken to jail but later escapes from jail and Teresa knows that now she must protect herself and her daughter and that they're in real danger. Based on a story from Unsolved Mysteries. Written by Jonathan

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Paul Stamper: I got work now.
Teresa Walden Stamper: I know and that's what I don't understand. I expected to keep working so I could contribute.
Paul Stamper: But I can provide for a life. You don't need to work.
Teresa Walden Stamper: But Paul I wanna work.
Paul Stamper: Darlin you are too pretty to be stuck inside that dirty trailer all day.
Teresa Walden Stamper: You replaced me without telling me. You could of asked.
Paul Stamper: I don't have to ask anyone permission for anything.
Teresa Walden Stamper: And I don't have to take orders from my husband!
[Paul hits her across her left cheek with his right hand]
Paul Stamper: Now what you don't do is talk back!
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Written and Performed by Cactus Jack
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gritty and refreshingly realistic
15 November 2005 | by wyatte-1See all my reviews

I really felt that I had "seen" the inside of a person who was uncontrollably violent...especially to those closest to him.

Anyone who was "on the cusp" of feeling/acting as Paul Stamper did would be almost forced to notice the danger signs within him/her self.

I for one, am glad that the producer didn't put a "politically correct", childish warning or disclaimer in the show....it would have no effect on other violent people and personally, I don't need their moralizing or warnings.....realism speaks a thousand times more effectively than blatant warnings.

It was really nice to see Cindy Williams. She is aging gracefully & showing her talent depth.

Only one upsetting fact bothered me.....these people, victim's and perpetrator, were young....35 years?....This dangerous man will be out in far less than that, and the victim's will undoubtedly go through their fear...all over again.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crimes of Passion: Escape from Terror - The Teresa Stamper Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Denver, Colorado, USA

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