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The Black Marble

The movie The Black Marble was based on the book The Black Marble.

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Movie details for The Black Marble

The movie was released in 1980 and directed by Harold Becker, who also directed Taps (1981), Vision Quest (1985), The Big Town (1987) and Mercury Rising (1998). The Black Marble was produced by Anchor Bay. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Robert Foxworth, Paula Prentiss, Harry Dean Stanton, Barbara Babcock, John Hancock, Raleigh Bond, Judy Landers, Pat Corley, Paul Henry Itkin, Richard Dix (II), Jorge Cervera Jr., Marilyn Chris, Doris Belack, Dallas Alinder, Elizabeth Farley, Michael Dudikoff, Lou Cutell, Anne Ramsey, Ion Teodorescu and Michael D. Gainsborough.

 

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Pragmatic Sgt. Natalie Zimmerman is paired with Valnikov, a romantic detective of Russian origin who is going through a midlife crisis. They fall in love while solving the case of the kidnapping of a socialite's pet dog.
Pragmatic Sgt. Natalie Zimmerman is paired with Valnikov, a romantic detective of Russian origin who is going through a midlife crisis. They fall in love while solving the case of the kidnapping of a socialite's pet dog.

Book details for The Black Marble

The Black Marble was written by Joseph Wambaugh. The book was published in 1978 by Dell. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

 

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He is a damned good cop -- a burned-out homicide detective wrapped around a Smith & Wesson .38 and a vodka bottle. She is his partner -- twice divorced, nursing a grudge against men, obsessed by the awful temptation of love.Joseph WambaughThe tough ex-cop... Read More
He is a damned good cop -- a burned-out homicide detective wrapped around a Smith & Wesson .38 and a vodka bottle. She is his partner -- twice divorced, nursing a grudge against men, obsessed by the awful temptation of love.

Joseph Wambaugh

The tough ex-cop who writes the hard-hitting best sellers -- a master storyteller whose characters are as powerful and as passionate as his plots.