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(CBS, 11/29/1973, 90 mins). This acclaimed religious drama, set in the future, brings theological adversaries head to head—the Vatican’s emissary of change and a strong-willed abbot clinging to the old ways. Based on Brian Moore’s 1972 novel, it was broadcast originally as a “CBS Playhouse 90” presentation. Filmed on location in the Republic of Ireland.

Production Company Sidney Glazier Productions. Director Jack Gold. Executive Producer Sidney Glazier. Producer Barry Levinson. Teleplay Brian Moore. Based on the Novel by Brian Moore. Photography Gerry Fisher. Music Carl Davis. Editor Anne V. Coates. Art Director John Clark.

Cast Trevor Howard (The Abbot), Martin Sheen (Father Kinsella), Raf Vallone (Father General), Cyril Cusack (Father Manus), Andrew Keir (Father Matthew), Michael Gambon (Brother Kevin), Leon Vitale (Brother Donald), Tom Jordan (Father Terrence), Godfrey Quigley (Father Walter), John Kelly (Brother Paul), Richard Oliver (Brother Alphonsus), Patrick Long (Brother Sean), Gilbert McIntyre (Brother John), Connor Evans (Brother Michael), Seamus Healy (Brother Pius), John Franklin (Brother Martin), Cecil Sheridan (Brother Malachy), Liam Burk (Brother Daniel), Frank Howard (Father Colum), John Pine (Brother Benedict), Derry Power (Dirty Monk), Joe Pilkington (Boatman), Geoffrey Golden (Publican).

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