Golden age director dies

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TV and film director Fielder Cook, 80, died June 20 at a Charlotte, N.C.,
hospital.

Cook was a director on a Who’s Who of golden-age TV drama-anthology series,
including Playhouse 90, Kraft Television Theatre and Hallmark Hall of
Fame
.

His credits include both the TV and film versions of Rod Serling’s
Patterns; The Homecoming, the TV movie that became The
Waltons
; and over a half-dozen Hall of Fame productions, including a
memorable remake of Harvey with Jimmy Stewart.

Cook won two Emmys, for a 1967 staging of Brigadoon on ABC and the
1971 Hallmark production of Arthur Miller’s The Price.

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