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Man on a String

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(CBS, 2/18/1972, 90 mins). A government undercover agent, out to smash a crime ring, finds himself in the middle of a mob war in this pilot for a proposed new version of the old TV series “Tightrope” (1959-60) that had made a star of Mike Connors.

Production Companies Screen Gems, Columbia Pictures Television. Director Joseph Sargent. Producer Douglas S. Cramer. Teleplay Ben Maddow. Photography Edward Rosson. Editor Asa Boyd Clark. Art Directors Robert Peterson, Ross Bellah. Associate Producer Joseph Goodson.

Cast Christopher George (Lt. Pete King), William Schallert (William Connaught), Michael Baseleon (Mickey Brown), Keith Carradine (Danny Brown), Joel Grey (Big Joe Brown), Kitty Winn (Angela Canyon), Paul Hampton (Cowboy), Jack Warden (Jake Moniker), J. Duke Russo (Carlo Buglione), Jack Bernardi (Counterman), Lincoln Demyan (Billy Prescott), Bob Golden (Motor officer), Jerome Guardino (Scarred man), Byron Morrow (Judge), Carolyn Nelson (Anita), James B. Sikking (Pipe smoker), Richard Yniguez (Officer Jack), Garry Walberg (Sergeant).

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