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A Fire in the Sky (1978)

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The story begins as an astronomer notices that a blazing comet is headed straight for Phoenix Arizona. Unfortunately, no one believes him. They will eventually, but only after most of Phoenix has been reduced to cinders. Emmies went to the special effects (among the best ever seen on TV in those days before computer-generated special fx) and sound recording. The all-star cast includes Richard Crenna, Elizabeth Ashley, David Dukes, Joanna Miles, Lloyd Bochner, Merlin Olsen and Andrew Duggan, all of them superbly cast and none merely doing the usual celebrity walk-through. Originally telecast in a three-hour slot, Fire in the Sky debuted November 26, 1978. This film should not be confused with the 1993 alien-abduction film of the same name.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama , Science Fiction & Fantasy , Television
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In Theaters:
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Runtime:
Studio:
Bill Driskill Productions

Cast

Richard Crenna
as Jason Voight
Elizabeth Ashley
as Sharon Allan
Michael Biehn
as Tom Rearden
David Dukes
as David Allan
Lloyd Bochner
as Paul Gilliam
Joanna Miles
as Jennifer Dreiser
Nicolas Coster
as Governor
Diana Douglas
as Mrs. Rearden
Andrew Duggan
as President
Marj Dusay
as Ellen
John Larch
as Johnson
Jenny O'Hara
as Ann Webster
Merlin Olsen
as Stan Webster
Al White
as Sergeant Lockett
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