Harpy (1971)

Genres - Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Thriller  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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The harpy of the title is Elizabeth Ashley, the greedy, demanding ex-wife of architect Hugh O'Brian. As a means of escaping his former spouse's tirades, O'Brian quietly trains his pet eagle to be a hunter. A confrontation between eagle and "ex" is inevitable, but masterfully handled. Tom Nardini, playing a loyal Native-American friend of O'Brian's, is the principal instigator of the film's screeching denouement. Made for television, Harpy was first shown March 12, 1971.



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