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The Child Stealer (1979)

A young woman is granted custody of her children after a divorce. However, her ex-husband kidnaps the children soon afterward, and she can't get any help at all from the authorities.

Director:

Mel Damski

Writer:

Sue Milburn

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beau Bridges ... David Rodman
Blair Brown ... Jan Rodman
Cristina Raines ... Karen
Eugene Roche ... Lew Beck
David Groh ... Jack Farnham
Marj Dusay ... Mrs. Benson
Tracey Gold ... Pam
Lauri Hendler ... Andrea
Phillip R. Allen ... Gersh (as Phillip K. Allen)
William Bryant ... Dan Miller (as Bill Bryant)
Alan Fudge ... Frank Demas
Lee Wallace ... Hoskins
Robert DoQui ... Houghton
Arthur Rosenberg Arthur Rosenberg ... Jordan (as Arthur A. Rosenberg)
Jon St. Elwood Jon St. Elwood ... Skelly (as John Mullens)
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Storyline

A young woman is granted custody of her children after a divorce. However, her ex-husband kidnaps the children soon afterward, and she can't get any help at all from the authorities.

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Plot Keywords:

divorce | kidnapping | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El rescate de Jessica See more »

Filming Locations:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The scenes where David takes his daughters to play video games and miniature golf were filmed at (what was then called) Golf 'n Stuff near Metro Center mall in Phoenix. See more »

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