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The Devil's Leap
A famous film star tries to unite a father and son after the strange death of the woman of the family.
Air Dates:
First Run - June 4, 1975
Repeat - September 30, 1975
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3 Responses to Episode 0285

A matinee idol works to reunite a father and son who are estranged after the mysterious death of their mother/wife.

A beautiful, talented American celebrity finds herself the subject of affection of an estranged father and son. A romantic love story with a happy ending. (What were the writers thinking?!?) The only thing macabre about this episode is Mercedes McCambridge again cast as a gorgeous younger woman. You'll never convince me that she sounds like anything but borderline insane approaching-elderly nut case with a tenuous grasp of her maturity. And the young son in the program sounded like a middle aged simpleton. Don't get me wrong. Both actors are wonderful when cast in roles that match their voices.

A sweet story with a happy ending on CBSRMT?!? AND it stars Mercedes McCambridge? I didn't think it would ever happen. This story is a nice change of pace from the regular CBSRMT fare that I found to be engaging and pleasant.

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