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Whale For The Killing, A

Whale For The Killing, A(1981)

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Star and co-producer Peter Strauss is an outsider, stranded with his family in a Newfoundland coastal resort, where he flies in the face of custom and fights an entire community to prevent a trapped whale's slaughter with the support only of his wife and one of the locals, Richard Widmark. Emmy Awar

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Release Date:  1981 Production Date: 
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  • Must Watch Movie

    John Randolph 2011-04-19

    I remember this movie when it ran on TV in 1981. It taught me how frail life is, yet how determined we are to save it. If it ever comes out on DVD, buy it... MORE>

  • Widmark excellent in poignant drama

    Jack Jacoby 2011-01-07

    Engrossing made for TV drama from 1981 about a town's reaction to a beached whale in a small Northeastern fishing town.Peter Strauss is fine as the... MORE>