The Sad and Lonely Sundays (1976)

The story takes place in New Mexico in a small dust-bowl town and the doctor's fading practice and his attempts to catch up and salvage his career.

Director:

James Goldstone

Writer:

Rod Serling

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jack Albertson ... Dr. George Sorenson
Dori Brenner Dori Brenner ... Sandy
Jeff Corey ... Dean Miller
Eddie Firestone ... Bainbridge
Ed Flanders ... Dr. Frankman
Will Geer ... Lucas Wembley
Sam Jaffe ... Dr. Sweeny
Doreen Lang Doreen Lang ... Hester
Bert Remsen ... Mort Cooper
Dorothy Tristan ... Gloria Evans
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The story takes place in New Mexico in a small dust-bowl town and the doctor's fading practice and his attempts to catch up and salvage his career.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1976 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This was the second of two pilots made to try to sell a proposed medical anthology series called "The Oath". See more »

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