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The Thin Blue Line (1988)

The Thin Blue Line
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Randall Adams

Randall Adams

Himself
David Harris

David Harris

Himself
Gus Rose

Gus Rose

Himself
Jackie Johnson

Jackie Johnson

Herself
Marshall Touchton

Marshall Touchton

Himself
Dale Holt

Dale Holt

Himself
Sam Kittrell

Sam Kittrell

Himself
Hootie Nelson

Hootie Nelson

Himself


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Release date: 25 August 1988
UPC: 027616902320
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