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See How They Run (1964 film)

See How They Run is a 1964 chase film broadcast on NBC. It is generally regarded as the first movie made for television.[1][2]

See How They Run
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Produced by Jack Laird
Written by Michael Blankfort
Starring John Forsythe
Senta Berger
Jane Wyatt
Pamela Franklin
Franchot Tone
Leslie Nielsen
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Cinematography Lionel Lindon
Edited by George Jay Nicholson
Distributed by Revue Studios
NBC (Original Airing)
Release date
  • October 7, 1964 (1964-10-07)
Running time
100 minutes
Country United States
Language English



Three orphans head for the US, unknowingly carrying important evidence pointing to the existence of a corrupt international cartel that has just murdered their father. The cartel is desperate to retrieve the evidence.


Release historyEdit

The film has not been released on laser disc, VHS, or DVD.


  1. ^ "Television and the Movie Industry". Archived from the original on 2007-10-19. Retrieved 2007-11-05. 
  2. ^ "Cinema: Film History Since 1880". Retrieved 2007-11-05. 

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