CBS PLAYHOUSE: THE FINAL WAR OF OLLY WINTER (TV)

Summary

The premiere of this series of irregularly scheduled dramas. This drama concerns Olly Winter, a black American soldier fighting in Vietnam. The sole survivor of a battle with the Viet Cong, Winter attempts to return to ally territory. In the jungle he encounters a Vietnamese girl, a dog, and an orphaned baby. Winter reluctantly allows them to go with him. While continuing their trek, they confront a young Viet Cong soldier.

Winter leads his group into a friendly village. The villagers agree to hold Olly's prisoner while he and the girl head south to ally territory. Trouble arises when Viet Cong troops enter the village and discover the direction in which Olly has fled. Commercials deleted.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: January 29, 1967 Sunday 9:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:00:00
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T78:0420
  • GENRE: Drama
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Vietnam War - Fiction
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1967-1970
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

      Fred Coe........ Producer
    • Paul Bogart........ Director
    • Ronald Ribman........ Writer
    • Ivan Dixon........ Cast
    • Tina Chen........ Cast
    • Patrick Adiarte........ Cast
    • Kam Tong........ Cast
    • Soon Taik Oh........ Cast
    • James Hong........ Cast
    • Paulene Myers........ Cast
    • Jane Betts........ Cast
    • Sara Berner........ Cast
    • Rupert Crosse........ Cast
    • Douglas Leonard........ Cast
    • Thich Thien-Ah........ Cast
  •   Is this available for download or viewing? Saw it when it aired orginally and would love to see it again.


    Max Frost, September 11, 2010 at 10:29 am