Climax! (1954–1958)

Deal a Blow 

When a 16-year-old, neglected by his movie producer father, gets in trouble, his father doesn't believe his claim of self-defense.

Director:

John Frankenheimer

Writer:

Robert Dozier

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Edward Arnold ... Lieutenant Shipley
Whit Bissell ... Mr. Grubbs
Macdonald Carey ... Tom Ditmar
Byron Foulger ... Man in Theatre
Gil Frye Gil Frye ... Police Clerk
William Hughes William Hughes ... Doorman
James MacArthur ... Hal Ditmar
Jeffrey Silver Jeffrey Silver ... Jerry (as Jeff Silver)
Steven Terrell Steven Terrell ... Lynn Spears (as Steve Terrell)
Phyllis Thaxter ... Helen Ditmar
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Storyline

When a 16-year-old, neglected by his movie producer father, gets in trouble, his father doesn't believe his claim of self-defense.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 1955 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS Television Network See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

James MacArthur reprised his role as Hal Ditmer in the film remake The Young Stranger (1957). See more »

Connections

Remade as The Young Stranger (1957) See more »

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