A Cry in the Wilderness

A Cry in the Wilderness (1974)

  • Genre: Thriller, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1974-03-26
  • Runtime: 1h 14min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Television
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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...

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Production Lou Morheim Producer
Editing Bud Hoffman Editor
Directing Gordon Hessler Director
Writing Elinor Karpf Teleplay
Camera Harry L. Wolf Director of Photography
Writing Steven Karpf Teleplay
Sound Robert Prince Original Music Composer
Writing Gilbert Wright Story
Visual Effects Albert Whitlock Visual Effects
Art Archie J. Bacon Art Direction