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Heidi (1968)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Family  -  17 November 1968 (USA)
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A lovely little girl lives with her grumpy grandfather in Swiss Alps. One day she is taken and lead to town to work as a servant. Her worried grandpa goes to town to look for her.

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Dr. Bernd Reboux
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John Crawley ...
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A lovely little girl lives with her grumpy grandfather in Swiss Alps. One day she is taken and lead to town to work as a servant. Her worried grandpa goes to town to look for her.

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In a 2012 interview on NPR, Jennifer Edwards said that the incident was still so infamous into the 1970s that after she was an adult, she was approached to guest-star on an episode of "The Love Boat" in which she would have appeared as a fictional version of herself falling in love with Joe Namath, who was the Jets' quarterback during the interrupted football game. The episode never occurred. See more »

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A Place of My Own
Lyrics by Rod McKuen
Music by John Williams
Sung by Carri Chase
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The Heidi Game
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Check out the 1937 version starring Shirley Temple, you won't be disappointed!

This movie's claim to fame: On November 17, 1968, the New York Jets led the Oakland Raiders 32-29, with 50 seconds to go. It was the end of the hour, and even though the score was close, NBC switched over to the movie Heidi. In the next 42 seconds, Oakland scored two touchdowns to win 43-32. As a result, all NFL contests are now televised to their conclusion.


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