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Cry of the Innocent is a 1980 American-Irish television film directed by Michael O'Herlihy and starring Rod Taylor, Joanna Pettet and Nigel Davenport.[1] It was based on a story by Frederick Forsyth.

Cry of the Innocent
GenreAction
Crime
Drama
Mystery
Thriller
Screenplay bySidney Michaels
Story byFrederick Forsyth
Directed byMichael O'Herlihy
StarringRod Taylor
Joanna Pettet
Nigel Davenport
Theme music composerAllyn Ferguson
Country of originIreland
United States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)Theodore P. Donahue
Morgan O'Sullivan
Producer(s)Michael O'Herlihy
Robert Enrietto (associate producer)
Production location(s)Ireland
CinematographyRobert L. Morrison
Editor(s)Fred A. Chulack
Running time1hr 33min
Production company(s)NBC Film
Tara Films
Tara Productions
DistributorNBC
Release
Original networkNBC
Picture formatColor
Audio formatMono
Original releaseJune 19, 1980

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PlotEdit

An American insurance executive seeks vengeance for the death of his wife and child in Ireland.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

The film was shot in Ireland on a budget of one million dollars, financed by NBC. There were plans for a sequel but these did not eventuate.[2]

Public domainEdit

This movie is in the public domain.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cry of the Innocent (1980)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 2015-07-02. Retrieved 2015-11-30.
  2. ^ Stephen Vagg, Rod Taylor: an Aussie in Hollywood (Bear Manor Media, 2010) pp. 188-190

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