Crisis at Central High

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  • Genre(s): Drama History
  • Release year: 1981
  • Running time: 125 min
Crisis at Central High is a 1981 made-for-television movie about the Little Rock Integration Crisis of 1957, based on a draft of the memoir by the same name by former assistant principal Elizabeth Huckaby.

Crisis at Central High is a 1981 made-for-television movie about the Little Rock Integration Crisis of 1957, based on a draft of the memoir by the same name by former assistant principal Elizabeth Huckaby.

Original Release

02/04/1981

US Release

02/04/1981

Cast

Joanne Woodward Elizabeth Huckaby
Charles Durning Jess Matthews
William Russ J.O. Powell
Henderson Forsythe Glenn Huckaby
Calvin Levels Ernest Green
Tamu Blackwell Caroline Fuller
Bill Morey Virgil Blossom
Tony Frank Hildebrand
Irma P. Hall Lulu Richards
Annabelle Weenick Dorothy Truitt
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lamont Johnson

Writers

Richard Levinson, William Link, Elizabeth Huckaby

Cast

Joanne Woodward Elizabeth Huckaby
Charles Durning Jess Matthews
William Russ J.O. Powell
Henderson Forsythe Glenn Huckaby
Calvin Levels Ernest Green
Tamu Blackwell Caroline Fuller
Bill Morey Virgil Blossom
Tony Frank Hildebrand
Irma P. Hall Lulu Richards
Annabelle Weenick Dorothy Truitt
Rosanna Huffman Mrs. Farrow
Regina Taylor Minniejean Brown
Shannon John Donna Kirby
John William Galt Mr. Kirby
Robert Ginnaven General Thomas Woods
Lori Grupe Marlene
Jerry Haynes General
Suzie Humphreys Mrs. Kirby
Ray LePere George Truitt
Pat Long Billie Hobbs

Producers

William Link Executive Producer
Richard Levinson Executive Producer
David Susskind Executive Producer
Robert A. Papazian Producer
Freyda Rothstein Producer

Editors

John Wright

1982 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
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