Shadow of Fear (television) Two-part television show; aired on January 28 and February 4, 1979. Directed by Noel Nosseck. A boy turns to his pets after his father dies, and on a visit to his great-uncle in the Amish country, he learns their legends and superstitions. He soon discovers he has the power to make mind contact with the animals. Stars Ike Eisenmann, John Anderson, Peter Haskell, Joyce Van Patten, Lisa Whelchel, Kip Niven, John McLiam, Charles Tyner.