The Name of the Game (1968–1971)
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The Enemy Before Us 

Jeff Dillon decides to revisit the scenes of his impoverished youth, and learns sadly that "you can't go home again".

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Barry Shear

Writer:

Joseph Calvelli
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Anthony Franciosa ... Jeff Dillon (as Tony Franciosa)
Martin Balsam ... Angie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Conte ... Vito Scarpana
Katina Paxinou ... Filomena
Lázaro Pérez Lázaro Pérez ... Dante Perez
Renee Tetro Renee Tetro ... Teresa
Orson Welles ... Narrator
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Jeff Dillon decides to revisit the scenes of his impoverished youth, and learns sadly that "you can't go home again".

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Genres:

Adventure | Sci-Fi

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 1970 (USA) See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This Episode & Orson Welles Helped Me Discover Thomas Wolfe
13 September 2017 | by cccbchambersSee all my reviews

Almost 48 years later, I well remember this distinctly excellent episode. Orson Welles poignant and relevant quotes from Thomas Wolfe's last novel "You Can't Go Home Again" were a significant highlight, as well as the superb actors' characterizations.

I was then a senior in high school and went onto read most of Wolfe's works. "You Can't Go Home Again" has been a deep influence in my life so far, and an inspiration. I still hear Welles intoning the excerpts, especially the finale, one of the greatest endings in American Literature.

A great example of our "telling vision" (aka TV) inspiring one to discover other Art!


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