• 电影名称 Rehearsal for Murder

  • ——Where the curtain comes up on Terror
  • 中文名称 谋杀彩排
  •  类型  戏剧 / 悬疑 / 惊悚
  •  国家  美国
  •  语言  英语
  •  时长  1 hr 36 min (96 min)
  • 上映时间 26 May 1982 (USA)
This has remained one of my favorite movies of all time. Written byRichard Levinson and William Link, the creators of "Columbo" and"Murder, She Wrote," the story takes place in an empty theater asplaywright Alex Dennison stages an elaborate plan to reveal the truthbehind his movie star fiancée's su...
Whenever you see the names "Levinson" and "Link" in the writingcredits, you can be assured of a well scripted, unique whodunit, withplot twists that would give Dame Agatha a run for her money." ... unusual form -- a mystery -- you take the audience by the handand you lead them -- in the wrong direct...
Towards the end of his career, Robert Preston was extremely fortunate.He had demonstrated on Broadway that he was one of the top talents ofhis day, after having been buried in supporting parts for most of hiscareer in Hollywood. "The Music Man", "The Lion In Winter, "I Do, IDo", "Mack And Mabel", "B...
Alex Dennison, Robert Preston, A top Broadway playwright returns to thetheater where his fiancée Monica Wells, Lynn Redgrave, acted in herfirst and last performance on Broadway just a year ago in the comedyplay that Alex wrote for her "Chamber Music". Reflecting back to whatbecame a tragic night Mo...
This mystery takes on a new twist when Broadway playwright AlexDewnnison, (Robert Preston), invites the cast and crew of his new playto a cold reading of the script. However, the participants don't knowthat their get together is a part of a plan to find out the criminalwho killed his lover, Monica W...
The title of this movie could not be more appropriate. A group oftheater people is reassembled to recreate the last day of a famousactress.The story is superbly well-written and uses flashbacks toenhance the viewers perception of the narrative. As in most thrillers,everyone is a suspect. The idea, h...
Nice, old fashioned whodunit, made for TV, featuring a good story,solid acting, and an ingenious surprise ending.Successful playwright, Alex Dennison gets a double whammy on theopening night of his latest play. First, the play is a flop. Second,his fiancée, Monica Welles (Lynn Redgrave), is found d...
Dostoevsky is claimed to once have said that if a gun is seen in thefirst act of a play then it must be shot with by the third...This was very true of "Rehearsal For Murder" a made for TV film back inthe early 80's with a veteran and sterling cast - including a veryangular and fresh-faced Jeff Goldb...
REHEARSAL FOR MURDER Aspect ratio: 1.33:1Sound format: MonoOne year after his wife (Lynn Redgrave) died in mysteriouscircumstances, a grief-stricken playwright (Robert Preston) luresseveral prime suspects - all personal friends - to a lonely theatrewhere he proposes to unmask Redgrave's killer by re...
A superior T V movie, has Robert Preston as a playwright, trying toconvince his friends, that his wife has been murdered,and not asthe police think, that she committed suicide. He rents a theatre,then proceeds to put on a basics of a new play, in order to bringthe killer to justice.Any film like thi...
God I love this stuff.What happens here: a playwright has a murdered wife. He assembles thesuspects to read a new play, and this play concerns events thatimplicate each of them. Each of these suspects is placed underincreasing pressure by what he seems to know until the climax where themurderer is r...
Possible, but very vague spoilers (won't ruin much, I promise....).I rented this because the scenario seemed quite interesting. A man's wife ismysteriously killed, and a year later, the five people he suspects areinvited to reading of his new play, based on the real events, in hopes ofcatching the k...
As soon as I saw "Written by Richard Levinson and William Link - I knewthis was going to be a top mystery thriller. Together Levinson and Linkcreated "Columbo", one of televisions most endearing detectives. Youthink it is all going along smoothly - "I know exactly what is going tohappen" - then you ...
A leading lady (Lynn Redgrave) seems to have committed suicide aftermixed reviews on opening night. Her fiancé (Robert Preston), theplaywright, knows better. A year later, he assembles the cast (PatrickMacnee, Madolyn Smith, Jeff Goldblum), the director (William Daniels)and the producer (Lawrence P...
Robert Preston plays a Broadway playwright who is just about gettingover the death of Lynn Redgrave almost a year earlier. She was anactress involved with Preston who wrote a play for her in which sheopened to mixed reviews. That night she went off her building roof andher death was ruled a suicide....
Spoilers....not really.:] I just put it on to be safe in case I saysomething that MIGHT give away something.My school is putting on this play, and I play Bella Lamb, who in thismovie is called "Walter Lamb" *dies* But it is ORIGINALLY a womanplaying the producer. It really is a fun play, and I can't...
Robert Preston avoids overacting in this tight drama. It would havebeen easy for him to shout some of his dialog and overpower the simplebut winding storyline. The cast is great. Each role brings forth thequestion of "What if this part were played by...???" I could imagineDavid Niven or Betty Davis ...
Levinson and Link have done it again. A masterful story with animpeccable cast come together for a witty and suspenseful mystery thatrivals any in the genre. I especially liked the performance of WilliamDaniels but I always like Daniels in anything he does. It has been yearssince I have seen this...
Robert Preston, who is always a pleasure to watch, lines up the"suspects".Who killed his wife? You'll never guess. Nobody is what they appear to be.Very enjoyable to watch, and try to pick up the clues on the way. Spoiledonly by a very fanciful plot, you'll have to suspend your disbelief, butit's fu...
The "Dynamic Duo" of Levinson and Link have written another even andcohesive WhoDunIt.The cast for this M4TV production isn't what would be considered "AllStar" fare, but each of the actors involved with this work have enjoyedwonderful careers since (and many before)Robert Preston ... Alex Dennison ...
I can usually guess the murderer in most who-dun-it's within the first20-30min. This one kept me guessing until the very end....
If you can't work out where this TV movie is going after the first 20minutes , right at the start of the rehearsal , then you must have beenasleep. Rather pedestrian movie , and spoiled for me because theoutcome was always so very obvious.The acting of most of those involved was reasonable , in thec...
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