The Black Marble

  • 1980
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Crime

For some reason, the excellence of novelist and former cop Joseph Wambaugh's work never seems to translate well to the screen. In THE BLACK MARBLE, Robert Foxworth and Paula Prentiss make an unlikely loving couple, and pull off the romance perfectly, but the picture fails is its segmented quality. More an amalgam of little touches than a driving, forceful...read more

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The Black Marble - Official Trailer
00:44 — Joseph Wambaugh's account of a heavy-drinking police detective who meets his match when he is teamed up with a policewoman to find a dognapper.

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  • Released: 1980
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: For some reason, the excellence of novelist and former cop Joseph Wambaugh's work never seems to translate well to the screen. In THE BLACK MARBLE, Robert Foxworth and Paula Prentiss make an unlikely loving couple, and pull off the romance perfectly, but t… (more)

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