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What's a Nice Girl Like You

robert based brenda novel

(ABC, 12/18/1971, 90 mins). A Bronx working girl (Brenda Vaccaro) is drawn into an elaborate extortion plot after being kidnapped by a gang of sophisticated con men who force her, because of her remarkable resemblance, to impersonate a wealthy socialite. Based on E.V. Cunningham’s novel “Shirley” (1964).

Production Company Universal Television. Director Jerry Paris. Producer Norman Lloyd. Teleplay Howard Fast. Based on a Novel by E.V. Cunningham. Photography Harry L. Wolf. Music Robert Prince. Editor Richard M. Sprague. Art Director Alexander A. Mayer. Costumes Grady Hunt.

Cast Brenda Vaccaro (Shirley Campbell), Jack Warden (Lt. Joe Burton), Roddy McDowall (Albert Soames), Jo Anne Worley (Cynthia), Edmond O’Brien (Morton Stillman), Vincent Price (William Spevin), Morgan Sterne (Adam Newman), Michael Lerner (Fats Detroit), Gino Conforti (Selzer), Arthur Batanides (Flint), Curt Conway (Mr. Foley), Robert Doyle (Francis Malone), Johnny Silver (Louis/waiter), Maudie Prickett (Elderly woman), Don Diamond (Duty sergeant), Ray Ballard (Mr. Morrow), Barbara Baldavin (Nurse), Arnold Turner (1st policeman).

 

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