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A Small Killing (1981)

A policeman masquerades as a homeless alcoholic and teams up with a bag lady, who is really a college professor, to bring a drug lord's assassin to justice in this memorable drama. Along ... See full summary »

Writers:

Richard Barth (book), Burt Prelutsky
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Asner ... Simon 'Si' Shaber
Jean Simmons ... Margaret Lawrence
Andrew Prine ... Lieutenant Ward Arlen
Pat O'Malley Pat O'Malley ... Charley
Mary Jackson ... Rose
Sylvia Sidney ... Sadie Ross
John Steadman ... Leon
Kent Williams ... Michael
Matthew Faison Matthew Faison ... Earl Rice
Anne Ramsey ... Doris
Barbara Jane Edelman Barbara Jane Edelman ... Ann
Nicholas Guest ... Dicks
Enrique Castillo ... Latin Student
Doug Johnson Doug Johnson ... Keefer
Noel Conlon Noel Conlon ... Minister
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Storyline

A policeman masquerades as a homeless alcoholic and teams up with a bag lady, who is really a college professor, to bring a drug lord's assassin to justice in this memorable drama. Along the way, the two disparate partners find themselves falling in love. The story is based upon Richard Barth's novel The Rag Bag Clan.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein kleiner Mord See more »

Filming Locations:

Texas, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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