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Family Plot (9-Apr-1976)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writer: Ernest Lehman

From novel: The Rainbird Pattern by Victor Canning

Music: John Williams

Producer: Alfred Hitchcock

Keywords: Comedy, Thriller, San Francisco, Mormons

Phony spiritualist Blanche and her boyfriend Lumley are hired to locate a wealthy spinster's missing nephew Arthur Adamson, who she intends will be heir to her fortune. But Arthur and his girlfriend Fran specialize in ransom kidnappings. Hitchcock's final film is a light comedy-thriller, certainly among his lesser efforts.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Karen Black
1-Jul-1939 7-Aug-2013 Five Easy Pieces
Bruce Dern
4-Jun-1936   Silent Running
William Devane
5-Sep-1937   Greg Sumner on Knots Landing
Barbara Harris
25-Jul-1935   Freaky Friday
Katherine Helmond
5-Jul-1928   Jessica Tate on Soap
Ed Lauter
30-Oct-1940 16-Oct-2013 Character actor
Marge Redmond
14-Dec-1930   Sister Jacqueline on The Flying Nun


Karen Black   ...   Fran
Bruce Dern   ...   Lumley
Barbara Harris   ...   Blanche
William Devane   ...   Adamson
Ed Lauter   ...   Maloney
Cathleen Nesbitt   ...   Julia Rainbird
Katherine Helmond   ...   Mrs. Maloney
Warren J. Kemmerling   ...   Grandison
Edith Atwater   ...   Mrs. Clay
William Prince   ...   Bishop Wood
Nicholas Colasanto   ...   Constantine
Marge Redmond   ...   Vera Hannagan
John Lehne   ...   Andy Bush
Charles Tyner   ...   Wheeler
Alexander Lockwood   ...   Parson
Martin West   ...   Sanger


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