The Wave (1981 film)
|Based on||a short story
by Ron Jones
|Screenplay by||Johnny Dawkins|
|Directed by||Austin Chambers|
|Starring||Bruce Davison (Ben Ross)|
|Country of origin||USA|
The Wave is a short made-for-TV movie directed by Alex Grasshoff, based on Ron Jones' The Third Wave experiment. Though more prominently featured as an episode of the ABC Afterschool Special series, this show debuted October 4, 1981, almost two years before being featured in the Afterschool Special series.
It starred Bruce Davison as the teacher Ben Ross, a character based on Jones.
- actual film credits: "based on a short story by Ron Jones"