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Deathtrap ★★ 1982 (PG)

A creatively blocked playwright, his ailing rich wife, and a former student who has written a sure-fire hit worth killing for, are the principals in this compelling comedy-mystery. Cross and double-cross are explored in this film based on the Broadway hit by Ira Levin. 118m/C VHS, DVD . Henry Jones, Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon, Irene Worth; D: Sidney Lumet; W: Jay Presson Allen; C: Andrzej Bartkowiak; M: Johnny Mandel.

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