Sanctuary of Fear (1979)

Father Brown is an amiable Manhattan parish priest with a bent for crime solving who comes to the aid of a young actress who is innocently embroiled in a series of bizarre incidents and cannot find a sympathetic ear amoung the police.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey.
Stars: Barnard Hughes, Michael McGuire, George Hearn, Robert Schenkkan, David Rasche, Fred Gwynne, Elizabeth Wilson, Kay Lenz, Peter Maloney, Saul Rubinek, Jeffrey DeMunn, Donald Symington, Maureen Silliman, Alice Drummond, Thomas Hill.


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  1. Erik
    September 8, 2019

    Thanks so much for the upload, I was looking forward to see this film. Unfortunately the film ends before the end to reveal the killer. The film is 1:18:37 but the full TV-film should be at least 1:30 min.

    • Jon W.
      September 9, 2019

      Hey Erik.
      Sorry about that, I have added the missing minutes and re-uploaded it, I had to use a different copy which is a bit darker than the other one but it’s OK I think, not too bad. I usually check all films before I post them making sure they are complete but must have forgotten about this one. I really don’t understand why people even bother in uploading incomplete films, especially if they are missing an essential part to finish understand the movie, nonsense really.

      Thanks for letting me know.

      All the best,

  2. Erik
    September 9, 2019

    Thank you Jon!

    I love TV-movies of the 60s and 70s, especially the mystery ones, and this one I was especially curious about. How can they turn the originally literary english version of Father Brown into an American priest into a pilot for a possible series. Its a pity they only did one movie and no more movies or a series. Barnard Hughes is so enjoyable to watch, especially as a sleuth. And thank you so much for finding another version with the ending intact. I go to your site several times a week to look whats new on your “smorgasbord” of films. So many delicatessens to watch! Thank you! 🙂 Erik

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