Pendulum Poster

Release Date: 1969

PG|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Capt. Frank Matthews (George Peppard) made his career catching rapist and murderer Paul Sanderson (Robert F. Lyons). But his victory lap is cut short when Sanderson's death sentence is overturned by the Supreme Court because of police misconduct. Matthews' reputation disintegrates entirely when his wife, Adele (Jean Seberg), and her lover are found murdered in bed. Now the prime suspect, Matthews resorts to hiring Sanderson's lawyer in an effort to escape the hangman's rope.

Cast: George Peppard, Jean Seberg, Richard Kiley, Charles McGraw, Madeleine Sherwood, Robert F. Lyons, Frank Marth, Marj Dusay

Director: George Schaefer

Genres: Thriller

Keywords: Melodramatic, Fall, 1960s, Quest, Prison, Wife, Police officer, Mystery, Tense, Escape