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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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Cast

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 ... 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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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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Blind Angle makes for only a Slight Twist in Typical TV Fare
21 July 2001 | by rwintSee all my reviews

Recently blinded actor Boone (we are never told why he is blinded except that it was a 'accident') finds out that his wife is being unfaithful. Comes up with a elaborate plan to kill her by posing as a 'sighted' man. Not really as imaginative as you'd might expect from a Larry Cohen script. Has what some might consider a 'surprise' ending, but it's really on a very minor level. Stevens (who else?) makes a great sleazy wife.


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