A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident dashes her hopes and dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater. Only with the help of those who love her can she prove to the world -- and herself -- that she still has the potential to realize her dreams. Written by
Tina Mancuso <email@example.com>
When Tragedy Struck, Love Came to the Rescue.
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Did You Know?
After this film, skater-actress Lynn-Holly Johnson
appeared in the James Bond movie For Your Eyes Only
(1981) where she had a supporting role as ice-skater Bibi Dahl. Prior to Ice Castles
(1978), Johnson had both skating and acting experience which contributed to her getting the lead role in the film. Johnson had previously appeared in TV commercials and in stage productions such as "The Miracle Worker". See more
Lexie competes in the sectionals, not wanting the judges or audience to know that she has lost most of her sight. However, there is no way she could credibly compete in the compulsory figures section of the competition, that portion which is a highly visual exercise of needing to be able to see the carvings in the ice. See more
[Nick pulls his truck up to Beulah's Star Ice Castle Lanes, or, depending on how you read the marquee sign, Beulah's Ice Castle Star Lanes
How ya doin'?
Beats the hell out of me. Hey, what are *you* doin' home?
Beats the hell out of me.
Hey, Beulah, rack 'em up! Come on!
Hey! Nick, what the hell are *you* doin' here?
The opening credits appear to be in black-and-white, but if you look carefully, you can see the pink face and yellow hair of Lynn-Holly Johnson as she is skating. See more
Referenced in Gilmore Girls: Kiss and Tell
A Fifth of Beethoven
Composed and Performed by Walter Murphy
Based on Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Courtesy of RFT Music Publishing Corp. and Private Stock Records, Ltd. See more