A Little Game

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A Little Game
Directed by Paul Wendkos
Produced by George Eckstein
Richard Irving
Written by Carol Sobieski
Story by Fielden Farrington
Starring Diane Baker
Ed Nelson
Howard Duff
Katy Jurado
Music by Robert Prince
Cinematography Harry L. Wolf
Edited by Michael Economou
Release dates
  • October 30, 1971 (1971-10-30)
Running time 73 minutes
Country United States
Language English

A Little Game is a 1971 ABC Movie of the Week that was first broadcast on October 30, 1971, starring Christopher Shea as a young boy who will do anything to get what he wants. He is responsible for the deaths of fellow students at the military academy he attends, yet his mother (Diane Baker) refuses to believe that he is guilty of anything. His stepfather (Ed Nelson) begins to wonder if the boy wants to get rid of him. It was based on the 1968 novel of the same name by Fielden Farrington who also wrote the screenplay. The film was directed by Paul Wendkos who would film another of Farrington's novels for television Strangers in 7A the following year.


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