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Thin Blue Line, The

Thin Blue Line, The(1988)

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Using interviews and re-enactments, the film examines the 1976 murder of a Dallas policeman, and the wrongful conviction of one of the two men implicated in the killing.

Cast & Crew

Errol Morris Director
Jackie Johnson Interviewee--Homicide Detective In Dallas
Marshall Touchton Interviewee--Homicide Detective In Dallas
Dale Holt Interviewee--Internal Affairs Investigator In Dallas
Sam Kittrell Interviewee--Police Detective In Vidor
Hootie Nelson Interviewee--Friend Of David Harris In Vidor
Dennis Johnson Interviewee--Friend Of David Harris In Vidor
Floyd Jackson Interviewee--Friend Of David Harris In Vidor
Edith James Interviewee--Defense Attorney
Dennis White Interviewee--Defense Attorney
Don Metcalfe Interviewee--Judge At Criminal District Court Number 2 In Dallas
Emily Miller Interviewee--Surprise Eyewitness
R L Miller Interviewee--Surprise Eyewitness
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1988 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  not available
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Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • The Thin Blue Line

    Goetan 2014-07-23

    A inditing look at a real-life murder case case in Dallas in the '70's. Randall Adams life was saved from a Death sentence due to this film that... MORE>