The Cradle Will Rock 

Blitzstein's tale of greed and corruption in "Steeltown, U.S.A." centers on an attempt to organize a union. Semi-operatic, it is sung throughout. The first production, during the Great ... See full summary »

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Bruce Minnix

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
James Harper ... Reverend Salvation
John Houseman ... Himself
Patti LuPone ... Moll
Connie Mason ... Wendy
Randall Mell Randall Mell ... Larry Foreman
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Blitzstein's tale of greed and corruption in "Steeltown, U.S.A." centers on an attempt to organize a union. Semi-operatic, it is sung throughout. The first production, during the Great Depression, was produced by John Houseman and directed by Orson Welles. The United States Government demanded that the show be canceled. The resulting crisis and the triumph of the artists is dramatized in Tim Robbins' film "Cradle Will Rock". The present production, by the Acting Company,is directed and introduced by the same John Houseman. Written by John Chapot

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Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1985 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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