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The Jordan Chance (1978)

TV Movie | 120 min | Drama

Burr plays Frank Jordan, a man who was wrongfully imprisoned. Upon his release he becomes a lawyer and establishes the Jordan Foundation, whose goal is to give the wrongfully imprisoned, one last chance at absolution. And when a young girl...See moreBurr plays Frank Jordan, a man who was wrongfully imprisoned. Upon his release he becomes a lawyer and establishes the Jordan Foundation, whose goal is to give the wrongfully imprisoned, one last chance at absolution. And when a young girl who has been imprisoned for four years, he sets out to vindicate her but gets a lot of opposition from the police chief who was one of the arresting officers four years ago. Written by See less
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Stephen J. Cannell (screenplay) (story) | Roy Huggins (story) (as John Thomas James)
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Updated Dec 12, 1978

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Dec 12, 1978 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Raymond Burr
Frank Jordan Frank Jordan   See fewer
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Ted Shackelford
Brian Klosky Brian Klosky   See fewer
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James Canning
Jimmy Foster Jimmy Foster   See fewer
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Jeannie Fitzsimmons
Karen Wagner Karen Wagner   See fewer
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George DiCenzo
Sheriff DeVega Sheriff DeVega   See fewer
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John McIntire
Jasper Colton Jasper Colton   See fewer
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Peter Haskell
Lee Southerland Lee Southerland   See fewer
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Maria Elena Cordero
Elena Delgado Elena Delgado   See fewer
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Gerald McRaney
Sid Burton Sid Burton   See fewer
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John Dennis Johnston
Lew Mayfield Lew Mayfield   See fewer
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Grant Owens
Mike Anderson Mike Anderson   See fewer
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Michael Dan Wagner
Judge Miller Judge Miller   See fewer
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Walt Davis
Ted Teeton Ted Teeton   See fewer
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Rod Haase
Terry Prescott Terry Prescott   See fewer
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Nancy Jeris
Alma Southerland Alma Southerland   See fewer
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Tom Stewart
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Gil Serna
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Stella Stevens
Verna Stewart Verna Stewart   See fewer
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James W. Gavin
Police Helicopter Pilot (uncredited) Police Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chip Johnson
Ambulance Driver (uncredited) Ambulance Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 10 votes