American Playhouse (1981– )
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The Shady Hill Kidnapping 

John Cheever's comedy of a supposedly kidnapped 5-year-old boy. At first the police aren't interested until a ransom note is discovered. Then the town goes into action to support the finding of Toby.

Director:

Paul Bogart

Writer:

John Cheever (by)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Garrett Hanf Garrett Hanf ... Toby
George Grizzard ... Mr. Wooster
Polly Holliday ... Mrs. Wooster
David Marshall Grant ... Bob
Judith Ivey ... Louise
Celeste Holm ... The Celebrity
E. Katherine Kerr ... The Woman
Alan Leach Alan Leach ... Clerk
Katharine Balfour Katharine Balfour ... Mrs. Brown
Paul Dooley ... Detective
George Hamlin George Hamlin ... Bank Officer
Beverly May Beverly May ... Chairwoman
Ralph Clanton Ralph Clanton ... Harper
Minette Hirsch Minette Hirsch ... Mrs. Chomsky
Dorothy Blackburn Dorothy Blackburn ... Mrs. Worthington
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John Cheever's comedy of a supposedly kidnapped 5-year-old boy. At first the police aren't interested until a ransom note is discovered. Then the town goes into action to support the finding of Toby.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1982 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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