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THE SATURDAY THRILLER

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Feature films with suspense, danger, excitement
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Tonight:
Portrait in Black starring
LANA TURNER
ANTHONY QUINN
With
Sandra Dee , John Saxon
Richard Baschart , Lloyd Nolan Ray Walston
Screenplay by IVAN Goff and BEN ROBERTS
Produced by Ross Hunter
Directed by Michael Gordon
Matthew Cabot meets his death in what seems to be the perfect murder carried out by his wife Sheila and her lover Dr. David Rivera. Then an anonymous letter arrives proving that the crime wasn'so perfect and that someone else knows their secret. Suspicion falls on several people, and before the film ends several more lives have been ended or lie in ruins. The film is a splendid example of the ' woman's picture ' which its director Ross Hunter produced so well In the 1950s and early 1960s.

Contributors

Unknown: Lana Turner
Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Unknown: Sandra Dee
Unknown: John Saxon
Unknown: Richard Baschart
Unknown: Lloyd Nolan
Unknown: Ray Walston
Unknown: Ivan Goff
Unknown: Ben Roberts
Produced By: Ross Hunter
Directed By: Michael Gordon
Unknown: Ross Hunter
Sheila Cabot: Lana Turner
Dr David Rivera: Anthony Quinn
Catherine Cabot: Sandra Dee
Blake Richards: John Saxon
Howard Mason: Richard Basehart
Matthew Cabot: Lloyd Nolan
Cob O'Brien: Ray Walston
Miss Lee: Virginia Grey
Tani: Anna May Wong
Peter Cabot: Dennis Kohler

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