Television Playwright (1958–1959)

The Dark Side of the Earth 

A stark and uncompromising look at the Hungarian uprising of 1956 by Rod Serling, telling the story of a Russian colonel who discovers that his son has been killed fighting with the rebels.

Director:

Alvin Rakoff

Writer:

Rod Serling

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Graham Rowe Graham Rowe ... A Hungarian
Paul Hansard Paul Hansard ... Captain Volodney
Patrick Parnell Patrick Parnell ... Radio Operator
George Pravda ... Colonel Sten
George Murcell ... Anton Rojas
John Carson ... Lieutenant Vossiloff
Katherine Kath Katherine Kath ... Anna Rojas
Sandor Elès ... Ceeder
Richard Marner ... Chevak
John Pike John Pike ... A Boy
Steve Plytas Steve Plytas ... Fabian
Sydney Bromley ... Kadon
Jerome Willis ... Russian Officer (Deserter)
Leonard White Leonard White ... Russian Officer (Interrogator)
Anthony Jacobs Anthony Jacobs ... First AVH Man
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Storyline

A stark and uncompromising look at the Hungarian uprising of 1956 by Rod Serling, telling the story of a Russian colonel who discovers that his son has been killed fighting with the rebels.

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 1959 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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