Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this ... See full summary »

Director:

John Jacobs

Writer:

Clifford Odets (play)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Peter Gallagher ... Charles Castle
Betsy Brantley Betsy Brantley ... Marion Castle
Stubby Kaye ... Nat Danziger
Nehemiah Persoff ... Marcus Hoff
Irene Worth ... Patty Benedict
Harry Ditson ... Smiley Coy
Melinda McGraw ... Dixie
Colin Bruce Colin Bruce ... Hank Teagle
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William Hootkins
Errol John
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Storyline

Charles Castle is a successful Hollywood actor who has opted for screen success over art. He must make critical decisions regarding his career, his marriage, his art & morality. In this screen adaptation of a Clifford Odets play, Castle is pressured by his studio boss and manipulated into a potentially murderous cover-up to protect his career. An indictment of the amoral world of 50's Hollywood and its corrosive effect upon the artist. Written by Thomas Robin

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 1988 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Stubby Kaye's final performance. See more »

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Version of ITV Play of the Week: The Big Knife (1958) See more »

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