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Scorned and Swindled (1984)

A man seduces women to get their money. He has plenty of success, but this time he has met his match.

Director:

Paul Wendkos

Writers:

Karol Ann Hoeffner, Jerome Kass (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tuesday Weld ... Sharon Clark
Keith Carradine ... John Boslett
Peter Coyote ... Anthony Ristelli
Sheree North ... Maxine Wagner
Fionnula Flanagan ... Margaret
Susan Ruttan ... Margie
Pat Corley ... Ty Jenkins
Monica Parker ... Dolores
Lynn Hallowell Lynn Hallowell ... Bra Strap Lady
Dan Rogers Dan Rogers ... Motel Clerk
John Bishop ... Bike Boy (as John G. Bishop)
Oscar Rowland ... Reverend Perkins
Craig Clyde ... Man in Western Wear
Michael Ruud Michael Ruud ... Redneck
Michael Alvarez Michael Alvarez ... Sunglass Kid
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A man seduces women to get their money. He has plenty of success, but this time he has met his match.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aufs Kreuz gelegt See more »

Filming Locations:

Ogden, Utah, USA See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The World of Antiques, Flea Markets, Crooks
22 April 2012 | by poetcomic1See all my reviews

I've seen this twice and would love to see it five more times. It is based on a true story about a man who wooed and married over FIFTY women to rob them and split. His favorite victims were women who owned antique shops and he would clean them out. The older Tuesday Weld is a superb actress here and Sheree North is a heartbreaking and wonderful. The Wendkos direction is superior throughout.

As someone who used to do the flea markets, cherry-pick the stock and wheel and deal... the portrayal of that world was sheer heaven for me and wonderfully realistic. There is a great scene at a flea mart where Weld as the swindled and almost broke antique dealer, spends her last few bucks buying and selling carnival glass, dishes and anything under-priced she can spot.

For those who are fans of the 'antique reality shows' it is a classic scene!

I'd LOVE to own the DVD of this.


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