A Death in Canaan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
A Death in Canaan
Directed by Tony Richardson
Produced by Robert W. Christiansen
Anna Cottle
Written by Joan Barthel
Spencer Eastman
Thomas Thompson
Starring Stefanie Powers
Paul Clemens
Brian Dennehy
Cinematography James Crabe
Edited by Bud S. Smith
Release date(s)
  • March 1, 1978 (1978-03-01)
Running time 125 minutes
Country United States
Language English

A Death in Canaan is a 1978 American drama television film directed by Tony Richardson and starring Stefanie Powers, Paul Clemens, and Brian Dennehy.[1] Its plot concerns the true-life story of a teenager who is put on trial for the murder of his mother in a small Connecticut town.[1]

The film first aired on the CBS Wednesday Night Movies on March 1, 1978 and was never officially released on any analog or digital medium for rental or sale.



Outdoor scenes were filmed in Ferndale and Eureka, California.[1]


External links[edit]