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Child's Play(1972)

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Brief Synopsis

There is an outbreak of violent behavior at the exclusive Catholic boarding school for boys, where Joe Dobbs is a popular English instructor and Jerome Malley is a widely-disliked Latin and Greek teacher. When Malley begins to receive threatening notes and phone calls, he assumes that Dobbs is the c

Cast & Crew

Sidney Lumet Director
Robert Preston Joseph Dobbs
James Mason Jerome Malley
Beau Bridges Paul Reis
Ronald Weyand Father [Frank] Mozian
Charles White Father [Bill] Griffin
David Rounds Father [George] Penny
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info:  New York opening: 12 Dec 1972; Los Angeles opening: 13 Dec 1972
Release Date:  1972 Production Date:  A David Merrick Production
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Color/B&W:  Color Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Parmount Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  100 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • James Mason Triumph

    Jake 2011-04-11

    Thank God Lumet managed to get James Mason on board for the Verdict, the Seagull, the Deadly Affair and especially Childs Play. This film is based on the... MORE>