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The 80 Yard Run 

Long ago, Christian made a run of 80 yards to make the winning touchdown in a football game. It was the greatest moment of his life. Or was it the beginning of his decline?

Director:

Franklin J. Schaffner (as Franklin Schaffner)

Writers:

David Shaw, Irwin Shaw (story)
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Richard Anderson ... Pete
Darryl Hickman ... Herbie
William Kruse William Kruse ... Football player
Paul Newman ... Christian Darling
Red Sanders Red Sanders ... Coach
Robert F. Simon ... Sam
Joanne Woodward ... Louise Darling
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Long ago, Christian made a run of 80 yards to make the winning touchdown in a football game. It was the greatest moment of his life. Or was it the beginning of his decline?

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1958 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

CBS Television Network See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The script for this adaptation of Irwin Shaw's famous story was written by the author's brother, David Shaw. See more »

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