YOU ARE THERE: THE CRISIS OF GALILEO {A.K.A. THE ORDEAL OF GALILEO} (APRIL 30, 1633) (TV)

Summary

One in this series of dramas re-enacting major historical events and covering them as current news stories. This program concerns April 30, 1633, in Rome, when Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was examined by an inquisitor on his work, the "Discorsi." The book is supposed to be contradictory to church teachings. Commercials deleted.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: April 19, 1953 Sunday 6:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:29:26
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T80:0794
  • GENRE: Docudrama
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Astronomy
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1953-1957
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CREDITS

    • William Dozier … Executive Producer
    • Charles W. Russell … Producer
    • Sidney Lumet … Director
    • Jeremy Daniel (see also: Abraham Polonsky) … Writer
    • Walter Cronkite … Narrator
    • Edward P. Morgan … Commentator
    • Harry Marble … Commentator
    • Bill Leonard … Commentator
    • Don Hollenbeck … Commentator
    • Mike Wallace … Commentator
    • Polly Rowles … Cast, Sister Maria Celeste
    • Philip Bourneuf … Cast, Galileo
    • Robert Middleton … Cast, Francesco Niccolini
    • William Prince … Cast, Cardinal Barberini
    • Frederic Tozère … Cast, Professor Chiaramonte
    • Basil Langton … Cast, William Harvey
    • James Broderick … Cast, Fillipo
    • Mark Rydell … Cast, Allessandro
    • Milton Selzer … Cast, Father Firenzuola