"Command" focuses on the conflict between a young U.S. Cavalry lieutenant and his older commanding officer while both are stationed in the American southwest after the Civil War.

Director:

Earl Bellamy

Writers:

James Warner Bellah (teleplay), James Warner Bellah (story)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Everett Sloane ... Captain Brittles
Ben Cooper ... Lt. Cohill
Louis Jean Heydt ... Sergeant Utterbach
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Conte John Conte ... Host
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Storyline

"Command" focuses on the conflict between a young U.S. Cavalry lieutenant and his older commanding officer while both are stationed in the American southwest after the Civil War.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1960 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode was based on the James Warner Bellah's short story "Command" which first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post's June 8, 1946 issue. The same story also served as the basis for She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949). See more »

Quotes

Captain Brittles: The essence of command is timing, Mister. A successful commander keeps his own counsel until the right moment and then attacks with all he has.
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Soundtracks

Command
Music by Mitch Miller
Lyrics by Allan Sloane
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