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F/X - Murder by Illusion

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
First network showing for this deceptive thriller.
Starring Bryan Brown Brian Dennehy
Walking into a restaurant, an armed man starts shooting - is it real, or is it movie F/X
(special effects)? For technical wizard Rollie Tyler , fact and fiction begin to blur when his special talents are called upon to help 'kill' a man, and unfortunately he succeeds.
Director Robert Mandel
FILMS: pages 51-64
● PICTURE STORY: page 99 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown: Bryan Brown
Unknown: Brian Dennehy
Unknown: Rollie Tyler
Director: Robert Mandel
Rollie Tyler: Bryan Brown
Leo McCarthy: Brian Dennehy
Ellen: Diane Venora
Lipton: Cliff de Young
Colonel Mason: Mason Adams
Nicholas DeFranco: Jerry Orbach
Mickey: Joe Grifasi
Andy: Martha Gehman
Captain Wallenger: Roscoe Orman
Lt Murdoch: Troy Wilson
Varrick: Tom Noonan
Gallagher: Paul D'Amato
Marisa Velez: Jossie de Guzman

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F/X - Murder by Illusion

BBC One London, 28 December 1990 22.20






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