The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over ... See full summary »
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1985  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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 Alvin Binder 2 episodes, 1985
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 Major Walker 2 episodes, 1985
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 Lewis Slaton 2 episodes, 1985
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 Ben Shelter 2 episodes, 1985
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 Wayne Williams 2 episodes, 1985
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 Selena Cobb 2 episodes, 1985
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 Faye Williams 2 episodes, 1985
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Paul Benjamin ...
 Homer Williams 2 episodes, 1985
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 Jack Mallard 2 episodes, 1985
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 Larry Peterson 2 episodes, 1985
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 Mike Edwards 2 episodes, 1985
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 Ken Lawson 2 episodes, 1985
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 Campbell 2 episodes, 1985
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 Mayor Jackson 2 episodes, 1985
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 Chet Dettlinger 2 episodes, 1985
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 Gwendolyn 2 episodes, 1985
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 Bobby Tolin 2 episodes, 1985
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 Gilliland 2 episodes, 1985
Stephen Godwin ...
 Jerry Heckler 2 episodes, 1985
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 Cool Breeze 2 episodes, 1985
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 Broderick 2 episodes, 1985
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 Dr. Saleh Zaki 2 episodes, 1985
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 Amy Kennear 2 episodes, 1985
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 Venus Taylor 2 episodes, 1985
Veronica Redd ...
 Sharon Blakely 2 episodes, 1985
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 Judge Clarence Cooper 2 episodes, 1985
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 Helen Dettlinger 2 episodes, 1985
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 Connie Levine 2 episodes, 1985
Essex Smith ...
 Robert Henry 2 episodes, 1985
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 Hindsman 2 episodes, 1985
Royce Wallace ...
 Margaret Carter 2 episodes, 1985
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 John Bell 2 episodes, 1985
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 Tombe Chorro 2 episodes, 1985
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 David Dingle 2 episodes, 1985
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 Commissioner Lee Brown 2 episodes, 1985
Ed Cambridge ...
 Mr. Cobb 2 episodes, 1985
Marilyn Coleman ...
 Lois Evans 2 episodes, 1985
Noel Conlon ...
 Psychiatrist 2 episodes, 1985
John Devlin ...
Clarence Floyd III ...
 J.J. Coleman 2 episodes, 1985
Zero Hubbard ...
Barbara Harris ...
 Mary Welcome 2 episodes, 1985
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 Policeman #1 2 episodes, 1985
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 Young Lawyer 2 episodes, 1985
Lawrence Lott ...
 Dr. Sack 2 episodes, 1985
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 Rev. Avery 2 episodes, 1985
John Petlock ...
 Pathologist 2 episodes, 1985
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 Rackleff 2 episodes, 1985
J.W. Smith ...
 Nathaniel Carter 2 episodes, 1985
Maurice Sneed ...
 Roommate 2 episodes, 1985
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 Baltazar 2 episodes, 1985
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 Sheldon Kemp 2 episodes, 1985
Olga Talyn ...
 Mrs. Sack 2 episodes, 1985
Robert S. Telford ...
 Polygraph Operator 2 episodes, 1985
Anthony Thompkins ...
Ellen Tobie ...
 Gloria Patterson 2 episodes, 1985
Myrna White ...
 Robin Shelter 2 episodes, 1985
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 Jerry Armstrong 2 episodes, 1985
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The city of Atlanta, Georgia, is terrorized by a rash of child murders occurring in its black community. When a black photographer is arrested for the crimes, controversy erupts over whether he is the actual killer or a scapegoat offered up by the city's mostly black leadership. Based on actual events. Written by Anonymous

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Les enfants d'Atlanta  »

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These murders prompted the first extensive use of serial killer profiling and forensic fiber analysis. See more »

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Camille Bell: We've got ourselves a black mayor, we've got ourselves a black commissioner of public safety, black councilman, we've got everything black from top to bottom! We got everything! But protection for our black children.
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The Atlanta Child Murders
9 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

Robards and Torn are the best part of this long crime drama that you must struggle to stay with. The plot gets confusing and the already mentioned stars give the film its only stand out performances


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