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My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story (1998)

TV Movie | 95 min | Drama

Fact-based story about the controversial conviction of Dr. Sam Sheppard (Peter Strauss) for the murder of his wife in Cleveland. The story picks up with his conviction and concentrates on his son's (Henry Czerny) efforts 40 years later to ...See moreFact-based story about the controversial conviction of Dr. Sam Sheppard (Peter Strauss) for the murder of his wife in Cleveland. The story picks up with his conviction and concentrates on his son's (Henry Czerny) efforts 40 years later to find evidence that his father was innocent of the crime. The story was the basis for the film and TV series of "The Fugitive". Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Cynthia L. Cooper (book "Mockery of Justice: The True Story of the Sheppard Murder Case") | Sam Reese Sheppard (book "Mockery of Justice: The True Story of the Sheppard Murder Case") | Adam Greenman (teleplay)
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David Davis (as Dave Davis)
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Nov 17, 1998 (United States)

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Peter Strauss
Dr. Sam Sheppard Dr. Sam Sheppard   See fewer
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Henry Czerny
Sam Reese Sheppard (segment "Chip") Sam Reese Sheppard (segment "Chip")   See fewer
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Lindsay Frost
Marilyn Sheppard Marilyn Sheppard   See fewer
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John Colicos
Richard Eberling (in jail) Richard Eberling (in jail)   See fewer
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John Bourgeois
Dr. Robert Sheppard Dr. Robert Sheppard   See fewer
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Bradley Reid
Sam Reese - Age 7 / Age 10 Sam Reese - Age 7 / Age 10   See fewer
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Sam Reese - Age 17 Sam Reese - Age 17   See fewer
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James B. Douglas
R.A. Sheppard R.A. Sheppard   See fewer
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Roger Dunn
Corrigan Corrigan   See fewer
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Ethel Sheppard Ethel Sheppard   See fewer
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