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Panther Paw Movie Reviews
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 • Posted March 10, 2009

This is filmmaking at its finest. It tells a story so compelling you feel like you’re there. This is appropriate given the fact that it's a true story and not merely based on a true story.

Screenwriter J. Michael Straczynski relied on actual articles, transcripts, and testimonies to document the story of Los Angeles native Christine Collins, whose nine-year-old son, Walter, disappeared in March of 1928. Five months later, the LAPD returned a boy Collins knew was not her son. Because the police refused to admit that a mistake was made, they deemed Collins an unfit mother and subsequently had her committed to a mental institution. But she wouldn't be silenced, and with the help of some key figures, she took on one of the most shameful cases of police corruption in Los Angeles history.

This is a very amazing story and we were surprised that the story had not surfaced until now, but at least it finally did. 4 paws

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