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The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (1970)

TV Movie | 73 min | Thriller

Emile Pulska is visiting his old friend Abe Stillman. During the visit they are attacked and Emile is struck senseless. When he wakes up he is told that Abe is dead, dead by natural causes, the doctors tell him. When Emile insists that ...See moreEmile Pulska is visiting his old friend Abe Stillman. During the visit they are attacked and Emile is struck senseless. When he wakes up he is told that Abe is dead, dead by natural causes, the doctors tell him. When Emile insists that they were attacked, his relatives try to give him psychiatric help. Emile decides to try to find the killers himself, but someone is watching his every step... Written by Mattias Thuresson See less
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Writers
Luther Davis (teleplay) | Arnold Horwitt (story)
Cinematographer
Archie R. Dalzell (as Arch R. Dalzell)
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Updated Oct 13, 1970

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Oct 13, 1970 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Edward G. Robinson
Emile Pulska Emile Pulska   See fewer
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Martin Balsam
Stanley Pulska Stanley Pulska   See fewer
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Diane Baker
Peggy Pulska Peggy Pulska   See fewer
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Percy Rodrigues
Frank Jones Frank Jones   See fewer
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Sam Jaffe
Abe Stillman Abe Stillman   See fewer
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Edward Asner
Dr. Morheim Dr. Morheim   See fewer
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Martin E. Brooks
Hudson F. Ewing Hudson F. Ewing   See fewer
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Paul Picerni
Det. Green Det. Green   See fewer
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Robert Yuro
Det. Seroly Det. Seroly   See fewer
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William Elliott
Carl (as Bill Elliott) Carl (as Bill Elliott)   See fewer
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Naomi Stevens
Mrs. Raspili Mrs. Raspili   See fewer
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Virginia Christine
Miss Cummings Miss Cummings   See fewer
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Jay C. Flippen
Pawnbroker (as J.C. Flippen) Pawnbroker (as J.C. Flippen)   See fewer
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Pepe Brown
Louie (uncredited) Louie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gordon
Derelict (uncredited) Derelict (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lars Hensen
Passerby (uncredited) Passerby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shep Houghton
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mabel Smaney
Woman at Department (uncredited) Woman at Department (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Smith
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Tovey
Patient (uncredited) Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Judith Woodbury
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6.9 / 10 | 178 votes