Fear on Trial

Fear on Trial
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
George Scott Actor Louis Nizer 1 1000001
William Devane Actor John Henry Faulk 1 1000002
Dorothy Tristan Actor Laura Faulk 1 1000003
William Redfield Actor Stan Hopp 1 1000004
Milt Kogan Actor Herb Steinmann 1 1000005
Allan Miller Actor Gerry Dickler 1 1000006
John Lehne Actor Thomas Bolan 1 1000007
Ben Piazza Actor Harry 1 1000008
John Harkins Actor Hartnett 1 1000009
John McMartin Actor Tom Murray 1 1000010
Paul Hecht Actor Paul 1 1000011
Lois Nettleton Actor Nan Claybourne 1 1000012
John Houseman Actor Mike Collins 1 1000013
Judd Hirsch Actor Saul 1 1000014
David Susskind Actor Himself 1 1000015
Mark Goodson Actor Himself 1 1000016
Bruce Geller Actor Judge Abraham N Geller 1 1000017
Dorothy Rice Actor Anne Steinmann 1 1000018
Paul Jenkins Actor Paul Martinson 1 1000019
Clifford David Actor Hall 1 1000020
Nicholas Pryor Actor Art Beresford 1 1000021
William Traylor Actor n/a 1 1000022
Mona Bruns Actor n/a 1 1000023
John Lasell Actor n/a 1 1000024
Irene Robinson Actor n/a 1 1000025
Susan Kirschner Actor n/a 1 1000026
Kim Webster Actor n/a 1 1000027
Alice Backes Actor n/a 1 1000028
Maxine Cooper Actor n/a 1 1000029
Madeline Lee Actor n/a 1 1000030
Mary Hokanson Actor n/a 1 1000031
Manuel DePina Actor n/a 1 1000032
Thomas Duncan Actor n/a 1 1000033
William Hellinger Actor n/a 1 1000034
Sean Peters Actor n/a 1 1000035
Alan Rachins Actor n/a 1 1000036
John Reed Actor n/a 1 1000037
Lamont Johnson Director n/a 2 2000001
Alan Landsburg Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Laurence Savadove Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Stanley Chase Producer n/a 3 3000003
David Rintels Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
John Faulk Book as Source Material from autobiography 120888 4000002
Bill Butler Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Tom Rolf Editor n/a 172 7000001
William Loos Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000001
Jack Tillar Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000002
John Lloyd Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Tom Bronson Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Don Sullivan Other sets 120795 26000001
Synopsis
This Emmy-nominated film follows the troubles stalking John Henry Faulk, a folksy, homespun radio-television personality of the early 1950s whose broadcasting career was abruptly cut off during the blacklisting of the era. Retaining attorney Louis Nizer, he went to court and successfully sued for libel, obtaining a $3,500,000 judgment, although he never again came back to network radio or television. The character portrayed by Lois Nettleton actually was Kim Hunter, the actress and fellow blacklistee, who refused to allow her name to be used in this teleplay, for which David Rintels won an Emmy. William Devane, Lois Nettleton and director Lamont Johnson were also nominated. Geller, the creator and developer of such TV series as "Mission: Impossible" and "Mannix," played the role of his father, the presiding judge at the trial of Faulk vs. Aware, Inc.
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