The Plutonium Incident


2h 1980

Brief Synopsis

The Karen Silkwood case provided the rather obvious inspiration for this fictionalized account of a plutonium plant employee who becomes the target of management as well as union harassment when she tries to blow the whistle on the company for negligent safety procedures, and soon finds her life in

Film Details

Also Known As
Plutonium Incident
Release Date
1980
Production Company
Alpha Cine; CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood; La Da Productions; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Ryder Sound Services Inc

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

The Karen Silkwood case provided the rather obvious inspiration for this fictionalized account of a plutonium plant employee who becomes the target of management as well as union harassment when she tries to blow the whistle on the company for negligent safety procedures, and soon finds her life in peril. This film, of course, preceded "Silkwood" by three years. It received an Emmy Award nomination for its sound mixer.

Film Details

Also Known As
Plutonium Incident
Release Date
1980
Production Company
Alpha Cine; CBS Entertainment; CFI Hollywood; La Da Productions; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Ryder Sound Services Inc

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States March 11, 1980