Directors: Fielder Cook (1956)
Starring: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight, Elizabeth Wilson
Fred Staples is a small town plant manager. When a conglomerate swallows up his business, he’s given an executive position in the new company. It turns out his promotion has more to do with leverage against his new boss’s adversary, the company’s vice president. With Fred in a battle between personal loyalty and company loyalty, PATTERNS is a story of cutthroat corporate business. Written by Twilight Zone and Night Gallery creator Rod Serling, PATTERNS is the made for Television movie based off the successful play.