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"Man on a Mountaintop"

November 15, 1961


Robert Alan Aurthur's acclaimed teleplay stars Cliff Robertson as Horace Mann Borden, a former famous child prodigy who lives his adult life as a detached hermit, in fear of human contact.  Severely damaged by his father's Svengali-like engineering of his childhood development, Borden's lack of faith in humanity is challenged when an intelligent, concerned young woman unexpectedly enters his life.

Preserved at UCLA Film & Television Archive from 2" tape master.  Director: Tom Donovan.  Writer: Robert Alan Aurthur.  Cast: Cliff Robertson, Paul McGrath, Salome Jens, Gene Saks,  Julie Bovasso, Chris Wiggins, Edwin Cooper, Roger Quinlan.

Related materials

New York Times advertisement for "Man on a Mountaintop," dated November 15, 1961

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