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1959 (USA) See more »
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Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win See more »
(6 articles)
CBS News to air special program dedicated to Mike Wallace
 (From - Inside TV. 8 April 2012, 11:10 AM, PDT)

David Wolper obituary
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 16 August 2010, 10:43 AM, PDT)

David Wolper obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 16 August 2010, 10:43 AM, PDT)


Esther Goddard ... Herself - Interviewee
Holger N. Toftoy ... Himself - Interviewee

Mike Wallace ... Narrator

Directed by
David L. Wolper 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Laurence E. Mascott 
David L. Wolper 

Produced by
Jack Haley Jr. .... associate producer
David L. Wolper .... executive producer
Original Music by
Elmer Bernstein 
Cinematography by
Michael Nebbia 
Jerry Reeves (location)
Film Editing by
Philip R. Rosenberg 
Editorial Department
Alan H. Presberg .... editorial assistant
Other crew
Ted Littlefield .... title designer
Jim McDonough .... film researcher
M.R. Morris .... researcher
M.R. Morris .... technical advisor
James Scheer .... researcher
James Scheer .... technical advisor
Mel Stuart .... film researcher
Esther Goddard .... acknowledgment: additional footage provided by

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Additional Details

USA:55 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

After rejected by CBS, NBC, and ABC, producer David L. Wolper sold the film to 109 individual stations, and it first aired the week of 24 April 1960.See more »


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