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A Man is Ten Feet Tall


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A film starring
John Cassavetes Sidney Poitier with Jack Warden
Kathleen Maguire Ruby Dee
An army deserter, haunted by memories of a fatal accident, drifts into a job on the New York waterfront. Here, friendship with a fellow worker begins to restore his confidence - until violence suddenly erupts once more.
Story and screenplay by ROBERT ALAN AURTHUR
This Week's Films: page 13


Unknown: John Cassavetes
Unknown: Sidney Poitier
Unknown: Jack Warden
Unknown: Kathleen Maguire
Unknown: Ruby Dee
Unknown: Robert Alan Aurthur
Producer: David Susskind
Director: Martin Ritt
Axel North: John Cassavetes
Tommy Tyler: Sidney Poitier
Charles Malik: Jack Warden
Ellen Wilson: Kathleen Maguire
Lucy Tyler: Ruby Dee
Mr Nordmann: Robert Simon
Mrs Nordmann: Ruth White
Davis WILLIAM: A Lee
Brother: Val Avery
Detective: John Kellogg

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A Man is Ten Feet Tall

BBC One London, 16 August 1974 23.38

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