Boston, 1974- a security guard is shot when trying to stop robbers getting away, the very next moment the police arrests them. Present (1990s), schoolboy Jimmy Taylor, who works as part-time busboy, overhears a man who did 20 years of jail talking with Julia Harris about getting paid for not having a Stanley Barton put away for life. Sheriff Mort Metzger got many reports on a prowler, but all descriptions are contradictory. Dr. Seth Hazlitt remarks local computer store owner Evan Rafferty is particularly grumpy, perhaps because he doesn't want his son Will to start a boating business and thus refuses to cosign. Evan tells Julia Harris his property is not for sale, whatever her company bids. She suggests to Will, who also told her about his dad's past, a Boston bank might co-finance his project and he gratefully invites her for dinner to discuss it. Shortly after, he examined the mysterious ex-con, Seth is missing, his office ransacked, and there is a blood stain, his type. Using a ...
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Sheriff Mort Metzger
You get more mileage out of a blank piece of paper than almost anyone I know.
Opening credits prologue to main story: BOSTON - 1974
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References The Trouble with Harry