Story of people whose lives were changed because of a year-long delay in the delivery of some letters.

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Cast

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Paul Anderson (The Andersons episode)
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Karen Forrester (The Forresters Episode)
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Mrs. Forrester
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Penelope Parkington (The Parkingtons Episode)
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Joe Randolph (The Forresters Episode)
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Derek Childs (The Parkingtons Episode)
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Elaine Anderson (The Andersons Episode)
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Geraldine Parkington
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Laura Reynolds (The Andersons Episode)
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The Postman
Trish Mahoney ...
Stewardess (The Andersons Episode)
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Paul Anderson Jr. (The Andersons episode)
Mia Bendixsen ...
Lisa (The Andersons episode)
Gilchrist Stuart ...
Michael (The Parkingtons Episode)
Orville Sherman ...
Minister (The Parkingtons Episode)
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Story of people whose lives were changed because of a year-long delay in the delivery of some letters.

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6 March 1973 (USA)  »

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As Cartas  »

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In 1973, Aaron Spelling developed two pilots with a similar theme: this one and Letters from Three Lovers (1973). In both pilots, letters were delayed in delivery by one year per accident or mischance; the delay would have a profound effect on the sender or the recipient. Henry Jones played the postman delivering the long lost letters in both pilots. Neither pilot was picked up for a continuing series. See more »

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Followed by Letters from Three Lovers (1973) See more »

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Great Film, Unknown, Underrated

I loved "The Letters" (1973, made-for-TV). Why is it never shown on TV or available in video rental? There are lots of people out here with a bent for romantic themes. For example, "Somewhere in Time" is the greatest love story ever made, hated by the critics, but loved by the fans. Today, 20 years later, the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in Michigan has an annual "Somewhere in Time" Weekend, and it is always a sell-out.. Shows what the critics know.


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