Skeleton Key (1978)

Genres - Mystery  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Filmed in 1978, the mystery Skeleton Key sat on the shelf until 1980, when it was shipped off to TV. Gordon Raitt plays a young, hotshot reporter. New in town, he doesn't know yet that there are some people above suspicion--especially the powerful family that virtually owns the town. Thus he operates alone and under great durress when he investigates a suspected link between the family and governmental corruption. Mary Stahl and Sam Babbitt costar.

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killing, city, discovery, family, investigation, investigator, journalism, murder, newspaper, power, reporter, skeleton, water