TRIAL OF LEE HARVEY OSWALD, THE {PART 1 OF 2} (TV)

Summary

Part one of two. This drama, based on the play by Amram Ducovny and Leon Friedman, speculates on Lee Harvey Oswald's fate had he lived to stand trial for the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Scenes of the presidential motorcade and assassination, the shooting of officer J.D. Tippett, Oswald's arrest, and Jack Ruby's "attempt" to kill Oswald are re-enacted, and the question of a possible conspiracy arises. Next the conspiracy possiblilty is investigated, and eye-witness accounts are weighed by the defense. Includes flashbacks into Oswald's past -- to Moscow and Texas. Includes commercials. Continues with T77:0491.

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: September 30, 1977 Friday 9:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:54:44
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T77:0489
  • GENRE: Drama, historical
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Assassination - Kennedy
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV, 1977
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

    • Charles Fries … Executive Producer
    • Lawrence Schiller … Supervising Producer
    • Richard Freed … Producer
    • David Greene … Director
    • Leon Friedman … Writer
    • Amram Ducovny … Writer
    • Robert E. Thompson … Adapted by
    • Fred Karlin … Music by
    • Ben Gazzara … Cast, Anson "Kip" Roberts
    • Lorne Greene … Cast, Matthew Arnold Watson
    • Frances Lee McCain … Cast, Jan Holder
    • Lawrence Pressman … Cast, Paul Ewbank
    • Charlie Robinson (see also: Charles Robinson) … Cast, Melvin Johnson
    • George Wyner … Cast, Ed Blandings
    • Mo Malone … Cast, Marina Oswald
    • John Pleshette … Cast, Lee Harvey Oswald
    • Charles Cyphers … Cast, Michael Brandon
    • Buddy Gilbert … Cast, Harry Cabot
    • William Jordan … Cast, James Kleist
    • William Phipps … Cast, Police Capt. Will Fritz
    • Ed Abry … Cast
    • Jeff Alexander … Cast
    • David Beidelman … Cast
    • Maggie Burns … Cast
    • Burke Byrnes … Cast
    • John Chappell … Cast
    • Desmond Dhooge … Cast
    • Joe Edwards … Cast
    • John Gage … Cast
    • John Galt (see also: John William Galt) … Cast
    • Tony Garrett … Cast
    • Ellen Geer … Cast
    • Robert Ginnaven … Cast
    • Joe Griffith … Cast
    • James Harrell … Cast
    • Susan Heldfond … Cast
    • Harlan Jordan … Cast
    • Elsie Julian … Cast
    • Hugh Lampman … Cast
    • Ray LePere … Cast
    • Don McCord … Cast
    • Billy Dan Millikan … Cast
    • Jaki Morrison … Cast
    • Peyton Park … Cast
    • Robert Phalen … Cast
    • Jack Rader … Cast
    • Alex Rodine … Cast
    • Eddie Thomas … Cast
    • Bill Thurman … Cast
    • Annabelle Weenick … Cast
    • Billy Vance White … Cast
    • Bill Woods … Cast