CBS Playhouse (1967– )
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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night 

Unrated | | Drama | Episode aired 17 October 1967
Peter Schermann is angry at the world after his children move him into a nursing home. Still physically and mentally strong, he searches for a meaning to his life in a new and uncompromising world.

Director:

George Schaefer

Writer:

Loring Mandel
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Melvyn Douglas ... Peter Schermann
Shirley Booth ... Heloise Michaud
Warren Stevens ... George
Lawrence Dobkin ... Dr. Gettlinger
Claudia McNeil ... Josepha
Lois Smith ... Evelyn
Gene Blakely Gene Blakely ... Phil
Martine Bartlett ... Margaret
Mildred Trares Mildred Trares ... Young Rose
Art Smith ... Arthur Selig
Amanda Randolph Amanda Randolph ... Marian
Karl Swenson ... Dr. Keller
Mary Jackson ... Mrs. Stone
Val Avery ... McDermott
Jacques Aubuchon ... Slocum
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Peter Schermann is angry at the world after his children move him into a nursing home. Still physically and mentally strong, he searches for a meaning to his life in a new and uncompromising world.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 1967 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The title is from a poem by Dylan Thomas, which begins "Do not go gentle into that good night, / Old age should burn and rage at close of day; / Rage, rage against the dying of the light." See more »

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