Planet Earth (film)

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Planet Earth is a 1974 American made-for-television science fiction film that was created by Gene Roddenberry, written by Roddenberry and Juanita Bartlett (from a story by Roddenberry). It first aired on April 23, 1974 on the ABC network, and stars John Saxon as Dylan Hunt. It was presented as a pilot for what was hoped to be a new weekly television series.[1] The pilot focused on gender relations from an early 1970s perspective. Dylan Hunt, confronted with a post-apocalyptic matriarchal society, muses, "Women's lib? Or women's lib gone mad..."[2][3] The film also stars Diana Muldaur, Ted Cassidy, Janet Margolin, Christopher Cary, Corrine Camacho, and Majel Barrett.[4][5] Marc Daniels directed the film.[6][5][7]

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Planet Earth
DVD release of the TV movie
Screenplay byGene Roddenberry
Juanita Bartlett
Directed byMarc Daniels
StarringJohn Saxon
Diana Muldaur
Ted Cassidy
Janet Margolin
Christopher Cary
Corrine Camacho
Majel Barrett
Music byHarry Sukman
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
ProducerGene Roddenberry
CinematographyArchie R. Dalzell
Running time74 minutes
Production companyWarner Bros. Television
Original release
ReleaseApril 23, 1974 (1974-04-23)

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