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Run a Crooked Mile


1969 : Run a Crooked Mile
Starring Louis Jourdan, Mary Tyler Moore & Wilfrid Hyde-White

Le Complot du Silence(Fr)
Louis Jourdan dans le rôle de Richard Stuart.









Run a Crooked Mile is a made-for-TV thriller in which Louis Jourdan stars as Richard Stuart, an ordinary schoolteacher who, whilst on holiday, is a witness to a murder in a private secluded mansion. Louis Jourdan, Mary Tyler Moore, and Wilfrid Hyde-White head a wonderful cast in this 1969 made-for-television film; running time is approximately 93 minutes.





Synopsis: Richard Stuart, a mathematics teacher in a boys' school in London, is on his way back from a meeting with the head master when a large car sideswipes his car. He follows the car, notes the plate. When he reports this however, no evidence of any murder can be found, only a key on the floor. When he tries to investigate further he gets hit on the head and wakes up two years later -- in Geneva, Switzerland with a wife & no memory of those two years.




He has woken up in a hospital room (after an apparent polo accident) and is astounded to discover that two years have elapsed during which he has been unhappily married to a beautiful woman (Mary Tyler Moore) and living a rich and extravagant life in Europe under the name Tony Sutton. Not only this, he has become mixed up in a plot to damage the whole European economy.




Acclaimed for its original premise, stylish photography (by Arthur Grant) and use of exotic locations, the film has managed to develop a cult following. However, it seems to have been somewhat overlooked lately and has now disappeared from TV schedules. To date it has not been released on video or DVD.







Mary Tyler Moore & Louis Jourdan