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The Face of Fear

(1971) (TV) Quinn Martin Productions (QM)
Southbrook Television Distribution
US color 75 mins. PG / filmed in San Francisco

based on Sally by E.V. Cunningham (Howard Fast)
screenplay by Edward Hume

A young Iowa schoolteacher, thinking she is dying of leukemia, goes to San Francisco, where she hires a mob killer to take her life. However, she soon changes her mind, and tries to cancel the contract with the help of the local police. [Summary written by {BrianVN@earthlink.net} for IMDB]

Directed by George McCowan


Ricardo Montalban Sergeant Frank Ortega
Jack Warden Lieutenant George Coy
Elizabeth Ashley Sally Dillman
Dane Clark Tamworth
Roy Poole Glenn Kennedy
Charles Dierkop Patsy Fain
Burr DeBenning Fennington
Fred Sadoff  
Regis Cordic Dr. Landsteiner
Brooke Mills  
Dallas Mitchell  
Shirley O'Hara (II) Nurse
Joel Lawrence (I)  
John Yates (I)  


Produced by Howard P. Alston
Associate Producers Arthur Fellows
Quinn Martin
Executive Producer Adrian Samish
Original music by Morton Stevens
Cinematography by Ben Colman
Production Design by William Craig Smith
Film Editing by Marston Fay

Other crew

Terry Ballard property master
John Conwell assistant to Mr. Martin
Jon Elizalde music supervisor
Gene Feldman (II) music editor (as Eugene Feldman)
Cheryal Kearney set decorator
Robert Keils assistant film editor
Charles King (IV) sound
Gloria Montemayor hair stylist
Jerry Rosenthal sound effects editor
Jerome M. Siegel assistant director
William Smith (VIII) art director
Sharon Swenson costumer: women
Alex Velcoff costumer: men
Fred Williams (II) make-up artist
John Wilson (IX) unit production manager