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Red Alert (film)

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Directed by  William Hale
Written by  Sandor Stern
Produced by  Barry Goldberg
Music by  George Tipton
Red Alert (film)

Based on  Paradigm Red by Harold King
Starring  William Devane Michael Brandon Adrienne Barbeau

Red Alert is a 1977 thriller television film directed by William Hale (as Billy Hale) and starring William Devane, Michael Brandon, Ralph Waite and Adrienne Barbeau. It was distributed by CBS.



A computer at a nuclear power plant malfunctions and receives erroneous information of a radiation leak. It seals off the compound, trapping the crew inside.


  • William Devane as Frank Brolen
  • Michael Brandon as Carl Wyche
  • Adrienne Barbeau as Judy Wyche
  • Ralph Waite as Henry Stone
  • David Hayward as Larry Cadwell
  • M. Emmet Walsh as Sheriff Sweeney
  • Don Wiseman as Bill Yancy
  • Don Rausch as Dryer
  • John Martin as Ajax
  • Howard Finch as Harry Holland
  • Dan Ammerman as Rogers
  • Charles Krohn as Parker
  • Arnie Shayne as Business Man
  • Charles J. Bailey as Airline Clerk
  • Dixie Taylor as Mrs. Kerwin
  • Broadcast

    The film aired in CBS on May 18, 1977, The film was moved to USA Network in September. The final airing for the film was in December 1989.


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