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The father of a wilderness family gets bitten by a skunk, and fearing rabies, chains himself to a barn to protect his family should he go mad. He orders his son not to come near him no matter how persuasive or rational his appearance or argument. However, the creek dries up, indicating an upstream blockage and an imminent flood. Several trips upstream by the son have failed to locate the blockage and now Dad wants to be released...

  1. Gordon Hessler

    Director

  2. Gilbert Wright

    Story

  3. Steven Karpf

    Teleplay

  4. Elinor Karpf

    Teleplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. George Kennedy

    George Kennedy

    Sam Hadley

  2. Joanna Pettet

    Joanna Pettet

    Delda Hadley

  3. Lee Montgomery

    Lee Montgomery

    Gus Hadley

  4. Collin Wilcox Paxton

    Collin Wilcox Paxton

    Bess Millard

  5. Roy Poole

    Roy Poole

    Rex Millard

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A Cry in the Wilderness

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Status Released

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  • March 26, 1974
    TV

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 14m

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