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The Ballad of Andy Crocker (1969)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  18 November 1969 (USA)
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A returning Vietnam veteran finds out that while he was gone his girlfriend has been forced into marrying someone else, his small business is in ruins and that those he once thought were his friends are in short supply.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Andy Crocker
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Lisa
Jimmy Dean ...
Mack
Bobby Hatfield ...
Joe Bob
Marvin Gaye ...
David Owens
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Lisa's mother
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Earl Crocker
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Karen
Mimi Dillard
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Mia
Claudia Bryar ...
Emily Crocker
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Johnson
Charlie Briggs ...
Mr. Paisley
Joe Higgins ...
Mr. Bedecker
David Kent
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A returning Vietnam veteran finds out that his girlfriend has been forced into marrying someone else, his small business is in ruins and friends are in short supply. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Generally credited with being the first made-for-television movie with the Vietnam War as its central theme. See more »

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Ballad of Andy Crocker
Music by Murray MacLeod
Lyrics by Stuart Margolin
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viet vet
27 January 2004 | by (somers, ny) – See all my reviews

Made for tv movies used to have the stigma of being-made for tv. And for the most part it was deserved. Much like Japanese products were once dismissed as-made in Japan. Remember that? Well this is an early made for tv movie that is an exception to the rule. It deserves inclusion with the better films of the returning vet genre. I highly recommend it.


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