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The Migrants

tom barlow billy gries

(CBS, 2/3/1974, 90 mins). A stark look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family. The film, based on a short story by Tennessee Williams, was Emmy nominated as the Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, and nominations also went to director Tom Gries, actress Cloris Leachman, cinematographer Dick Kratina, and composer Billy Goldenberg.

Production Company CBS Entertainment Productions. Director Tom Gries. Producer Tom Gries. Teleplay Lanford Wilson. Based on the Short Story by Tennessee Williams. Photography Richard Kratina Music Billy Goldenberg. Editor Bud S. Isaacs.

Cast Cloris Leachman (Viola Barlow), Ron Howard (Lyle Barlow), Sissy Spacek (Wanda Trimpin), Cindy Williams (Betty), Ed Lauter (Mr. Barlow), Lisa Lucas (Molly Barlow), Mills Watson (Hec Campbell), David Clennon (Tom Trimpin), Dinah Englund (Billie Jean Barlow), Brad Sullivan (Johnson), Leon Russom (Doctor), CIaudia McNeil (Rose Daw), Tom Rosqui (Father), Dolph Sweet (Sheriff), Mari Gorman (Miss Travers), Wally Parnell (1st overseer), George Castellini (2nd overseer), Henry Newman (Beard), Richard DeFeo (Diaz), Rudolph Tillman (Mr. Daw), Joseph Brady (Minister), Billy Pope (Billy Dan), Sol Weiner (Sheriff’s deputy).

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