Cross of Fire

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Cross of Fire
Cross of Fire.jpg
GenreBiography
Drama
Written byRobert Crais
Directed byPaul Wendkos
StarringJohn Heard
Mel Harris
David Morse
George Dzundza
Donald Moffat
Kim Hunter
Lloyd Bridges
Music byWilliam Goldstein
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)Leonard Hill
Producer(s)Ronald H. Gilbert
Larry Mascott (co-producer)
Joel Fields (co-producer)
Ardythe Goergens (associate producer)
CinematographyRonald M. Lautore
Editor(s)Christopher Cooke
Running time200 minutes
Production company(s)Leonard Hill Films
DistributorNBC
Release
Original networkNBC
Picture formatColor
Audio formatMono
Original release
  • November 5, 1989 (1989-11-05)

Cross of Fire is a 1989 American television miniseries based on the rape and murder of Madge Oberholtzer by D. C. Stephenson, a highly successful leader of the Indiana branch of Ku Klux Klan. It stars John Heard as Stephenson and Mel Harris as Oberholtzer. Lloyd Bridges is also in the cast. It was originally shown in two parts (2 hours each night). In syndication, it is shown as a television movie.

Awards[edit]

Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special-for Part 1

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