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Leave Yesterday Behind (1978)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  14 May 1978 (USA)
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Paul was injured while playing polo. He then learns that he is paralyzed from the waist down. Feeling despondent, he decides to go to his grandfather's ranch. He meets Marnie a horse ... See full summary »



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Cast overview:
Paul Stallings
Marnie Clarkson
Mr. Clarkson
Carmen Zapata ...
David Lyle
Barbara Stuart ...
Betty Stallings
Walter Maslow ...
Howard Stallings
Lucia Stralser ...
Carol Ann Williams ...
Bruno Piergentili ...
Dan (as Dan Harrison)
Josh Hall ...


Paul was injured while playing polo. He then learns that he is paralyzed from the waist down. Feeling despondent, he decides to go to his grandfather's ranch. He meets Marnie a horse trainer. For some reason she decides that she wants to get him to get his head out of the sand that he placed it in since the accident. She finds herself falling for him and he for her, too. But he tries to resist cause he doesn't know what kind of future, he could give her, cause he fears that he could be impotent. Written by <>

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14 May 1978 (USA)  »

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Vergiß, was gestern war  »

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Leave Yesterday Behind
Lyrics & Music By Fred Karlin
Sung by Shandi Sinnamon
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It's too bad Nick at Nite doesn't come up with a cable-channel for TV movies like this
28 May 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Young people just discovering "Three's Company" from Nickelodeon would probably love to see the TV-movies the cast made during their summer hiatus (Suzanne Somers played a nightclub singer in "Happily Ever After", Joyce DeWitt played a prospective bride in "With This Ring" and John Ritter takes a dramatic leap here as a paraplegic). Casting Ritter as a wheelchair-bound horse-lover who finds love post-accident with none other than Carrie Fisher was a wild idea (even in 1977), but it pays off. It's a very sincere, heartfelt drama that surprises us not with its message but with the frank dialogue and nice chemistry. It would be very nice to see this one again...maybe Carrie Fisher has a copy?

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