Murder by the Book

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Murder by the Book ★★½ Alter Ego 1987

A mystery writer finds that his fictional character, a hard-boiled private eye, has taken control of his life. With his new macho persona the writer solves a crime and saves the obligatory dame. Based on the novel “Alter Ego” by Mel Arrighi. 100m/C VHS . Robert Hays, Catherine Mary Stewart, Celeste Holm, Fred Gwynne, Christopher Murney; D: Mel Damski. TV