HOUSE ON GREENAPPLE ROAD (TV) (1970 USA)
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Directed by Robert Day
Starring: Christopher George, Janet Leigh, Julie Harris, Walter Pidgeon, Keenan Wynn, Lynda Day George, Edward Asner, Eve Plumb
Genres: Based On Novel, Crime, Drama, Mystery
113 minutes | Full Screen | Color | English
House on Greenapple Road was an off-length TV movie (135 minutes instead of the usual 100), first telecast on The ABC Sunday Night Movie on January 11, 1970. Christopher George heads a stellar cast as Lt. Dan August, probing a homicide case in suburbia. The accused, a meek clerk (Tim O'Connor), had plenty of motive to kill his faithless wife (Janet Leigh). Only there's no weapon...and no corpse. After a series of revelatory flashbacks, August deduces that there may be a lot more people and issues involved than a missing housewife. Audience response to House on Greenapple Road was positive enough to spin off into a Dan August TV series. This pacey film boasts an amazing cast, including Julie Harris, William Windom, Walter Pidgeon, Edward Asner, Barry Sullivan, Keenan Wynn, Peter Mark Richmond, Lynda Day George, Eve Plumb, and many more.