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Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  11 February 1975 (USA)
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This movie is a teaching tool about a teenage girl struggling with alcoholism to cope with her feelings of insecurity and usual problems of adolescence.

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Sarah Travis
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Jerry Travis
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Jean Hodges
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Matt Hodges
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Dr. Marvin Kittredge
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Ken Newkirk
Eric Olson ...
Bobby
Laurette Spang ...
Nancy
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Ray Peterson
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Fred Tyler
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Mrs. Peterson
Hilda Haynes ...
Margaret
Jessica Rains ...
Mrs. Tyler
Sheila Larken ...
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Finding herself unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and the stress of daily life, 15-year-old Sarah Travis starts drinking in secret. At first, alcohol provides comfort and release. Then it sends her life spiraling out of control. Written by Reid Taylor

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Yes, Sarah drinks. Drinks as though she has to, no matter what happens. Big trouble for anybody. And little Sarah is only 15.

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11 February 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sara T. - Retrato de una joven alcohólica  »

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Director Richard Donner, who later hit pay-dirt with Superman (1978) in 1979, went on the talk show circuit to plug his blockbuster and was asked questions about his early directorial work. However, he couldn't remember the name of this movie. He ended up calling it "Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway", which was directed by Randal Kleiser. See more »

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Sarah T.-Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic, I Absolutely loved this movie

Please make this movie available to the public either by vhs or DVD it is one of the most memorable movies I have seen in my life !!!! Linda Blair is Amazing in it. This movie has haunted me for 20 years, I never knew the name of this movie until the internet came along. Now I have been in a mad frenzy to find this movie somewhere. Please, Please make it available. I have to have this movie. It is a Classic.


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