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Cast (feature film)

Cradle Will Rock (1999) as William Randolph Hearst (Power)
The story of the staging of Marc Blitzstein's 1937 musical "The Cradle Will Rock", which the government placed an injunction against. The actors led the audience through New York to another venue and acted in the auditorium without props or costumes, just one action during the charged Depression-era
House On Carroll Street, The (1988) as Gateman
A romantic thriller about a woman who inadvertantly uncovers a government conspiracy to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the United States six years after World War II has ended.
Kid Brother, The (1987) as Grandfather
An inspiring look at the life of a 13 year old physically handicapped boy.
Special Friendship, A (1987) as Lawyer
A movie set during the American Civil War, about two women-- a wealthy white woman and the black woman who was once her slave. They join forces to fight for freedom and the abolition of slavery.
Tootsie (1982) as Actor
An unemployed actor masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
Network (1976) as George Bosch
Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into 'the mad prophet of the airwaves.'
Silence, The (1975) as Mr Keene
This fact-based drama has a West Point cadet reliving for a TV playwright his experiences of being subjected to total exile after being accused of violating the school's honor code.

Cast (special)

Guys and Dolls Off the Record (1992)
A documentary about the making of the cast album for the 1991 Tony-winning revival of the Broadway musical "Guys and Dolls."
O Pioneers! (1991) as Ivar
An adaptation of Willa Cather's 1913 novel about immigrants settling in Nebraska. A presentation of "American Playhouse." In the turn-of-the-century American West, a pioneer Swedish immigrant, inherits her father's ailing farm and single-handedly pulls the land out of potential ruin. But she earns s
Manon Lescaut (1980) as Lamplighter
In a town near Paris, in the year 1721, Manon, a young woman on her way to join a convent, impetuously falls in love with a young man and runs off to Paris with him. The plot of Puccini's first successful opera involves Manon's off-again, on-again love for her lover Des Grieux, her rise and fall as

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