Although veteran low-budget filmmaker Paul Leder's FRAME UP has a plot-and-a-half worth of action, this busy B-movie never takes off.
The setting is a typical Hollywood version of an American small town: Orton Creek, personal fiefdom of resident evil businessman Will Curran (Dick Sargent). Despite the glaring absence of a college fraternity--or even a college--Curran's nasty son Don (Tom Hodges) and his cohorts conduct a
sadistic hazing, beating a friend to death with baseball bats. Don makes the killing look like a hit-and-run auto mishap implicating mild-mannered traveling salesman Frank Govers (Robert Picardo). Upstanding Sheriff Ralph Baker (Wings Hauser) k...