The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (1970)


Emile Pulska is visiting his old friend Abe Stillman. During the visit they are attacked and Emile is struck senseless. When he wakes up he is told that Abe is dead, dead by natural causes, the doctors tell him. When Emile insists that they were attacked, his relatives try to give him psychiatric help. Emile decides to try to find the killers himself, but someone is watching his every step…

Director: Walter Grauman.
Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Martin Balsam, Diane Baker, Ruth Roman, Percy Rodrigues, Sam Jaffe, Edward Asner, Martin E. Brooks, Paul Picerni, Robert Yuro, William Elliott, James A. Watson Jr., Naomi Stevens, Virginia Christine, Jay C. Flippen, Jason Wingreen.


Many thanks to John W. for sending me a copy of this movie.

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One Comment

  1. Bruce Jackson
    March 25, 2022

    A very powerful movie. Antisemitic undertones set amidst corruption within the police, local government and the lower echelons of a rundown community. Robinson is superb-as one would expect.

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