Cross of Fire

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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. read more
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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. In syndication, it is shown as a television movie.

Original Release

11/05/1989

Cast

John Heard David 'D.C.' Stephenson
David Morse Klell Henry
Mel Harris Madge Oberholtzer
George Dzundza Boyd Gurley
Donald Moffat George Oberholtzer
Kim Hunter Mrs. Oberholtzer
Caroline Kava
Keith Szarabajka
Ed Wiley
Dakin Matthews Hiram Evans
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Paul Wendkos

Writers

Robert Crais

Cast

John Heard David 'D.C.' Stephenson
David Morse Klell Henry
Mel Harris Madge Oberholtzer
George Dzundza Boyd Gurley
Donald Moffat George Oberholtzer
Kim Hunter Mrs. Oberholtzer
Caroline Kava
Keith Szarabajka
Ed Wiley
Dakin Matthews Hiram Evans
Douglas Roberts
William Schallert Reverend
Dion Anderson Sen. Monroe
Buzz Barton Mayor of Addis
Lloyd Bridges Lawyer
Kevin Brief Bailiff
Alan Clarey Dr. Foreman
Christopher Curry Hollings William Jennings Bryan
Eric Fladung KKK Member
Peggy Freisen Harriet Monroe

Producers

Editors

Christopher Cooke

1990 Emmy Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special Won
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