Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

The Cruel Day 

A French army officer arrives at a remote fort in Algeria and discovers that atrocities against the local population are commonplace.

Director:

Franklin J. Schaffner (as Franklin Schaffner)

Writer:

Reginald Rose
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Charles Bronson ... Sgt. Meras
Adeline De Walt Reynolds ... Old Woman
Van Heflin ... Captain
Richard Joy Richard Joy ... Himself - Announcer (as Dick Joy)
Peter Lorre ... Café Owner
Raymond Massey ... Father Ricquoi
Miko Oscard Miko Oscard ... Michel
Nehemiah Persoff ... Prisoner's Father
Thano Rama Thano Rama ... Algerian Boy
Cliff Robertson ... Lieutenant
Phyllis Thaxter ... Nicole
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A French army officer arrives at a remote fort in Algeria and discovers that atrocities against the local population are commonplace.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 1960 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

CBS Television Network See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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