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Fact-based story about the controversial conviction of Dr. Sam Sheppard (Peter Strauss) for the murder of his wife in Cleveland. The story picks up with his conviction and concentrates on his son's (Henry Czerny) efforts 40 years later to find evidence that his father was innocent of the crime. The story was the basis for the film and TV series of "The Fugitive".

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  1. Peter Strauss

    Peter Strauss

    Dr. Sam Sheppard

  2. Henry Czerny

    Henry Czerny

    Sam "Chip" Sheppard

  3. Lindsay Frost

    Lindsay Frost

    Marilyn Sheppard

  4. John Colicos

    John Colicos

    Richard Eberle

  5. John Bourgeois

    John Bourgeois

    Dr. Robert Sheppard

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My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story

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  • November 17, 1998
    15
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

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