February 13, 1978 12:00 PM

NBC (7 p.m. ET)

The Flying Wallendas are perhaps best remembered for their tragic accidents (which killed two and paralyzed a third) while performing the spectacular seven-man pyramid on the high wire. Lloyd Bridges as father Karl and Britt Ekland as his daughter Jenny (neither actor did any real “flying” during the shooting) help to re-create one of the world’s most famous circus families.

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