6.7/10
53
1 user

The Oldest Living Graduate (1980)

Reviews
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Summer Solstice (TV Movie 1981)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Ralph Rosenblum
Stars: Henry Fonda, Myrna Loy, Stephen Collins
Friendly Fire (TV Movie 1979)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

When they try to learn how how their son died in Vietnam, the Mullens meet lies and evasion on all sides.

Director: David Greene
Stars: Carol Burnett, Ned Beatty, Sam Waterston
Zuma Beach (TV Movie 1978)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A fading rock singer goes to the beach to get away from it all and winds up getting involved in the lives of the teenage beachgoers.

Director: Lee H. Katzin
Stars: Suzanne Somers, Steven Keats, Mark Wheeler
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Fifty-something Edith Lambert is thrilled to find out that she's going to have a baby. Her husband Harry, however, is less enthusiastic.

Director: Bud Yorkin
Stars: Paul Ford, Connie Stevens, Maureen O'Sullivan
Turk 182! (1985)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Jimmy Lynch is angry because his older brother, who was injured as a result of an off duty fire rescue, is denied benefits by the city. At the same time, Mayor Tyler is embroiled in a ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Clark
Stars: Timothy Hutton, Robert Urich, Kim Cattrall
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.

Director: Mark Rydell
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda
Wanda Nevada (1979)
Comedy | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Romantic drama following the fortunes of a drifter named Beaudray Demerille (Peter Fonda) who wins a young orphan named Wanda (13-year-old Brooke Shields) in a poker game and takes her gold... See full summary »

Director: Peter Fonda
Stars: Peter Fonda, Brooke Shields, Fiona Lewis
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son.

Director: Robert Redford
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.

Director: John Schlesinger
Stars: Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn, Pat Hingle
Taps (1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Military cadets take extreme measures to insure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.

Director: Harold Becker
Stars: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox
Young Love, First Love (TV Movie 1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Steven Hilliard Stern
Stars: Leslie Ackerman, Valerie Bertinelli, Charlie Brill
The Best Place to Be (TV Movie 1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A widow's life is thrown into turmoil by her hippie daughter, her rebellious teenage son, and an affair she is having with a much younger man. Matters are further complicated when a man she... See full summary »

Director: David Miller
Stars: Donna Reed, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Mildred Dunnock
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Colonel J.C. Kincaid
...
Floyd Kincaid
...
Cadet
...
Maureen
...
Clarence
...
Mrs. Hampton
...
Martha Ann
...
Mike
...
Major
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 April 1980 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in The Facts of Life: The Oldest Living Graduate (1982) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Live Television!
4 July 2003 | by (Asheville, NC USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this production on April 7, 1980 LIVE on NBC television. There had not been a live TV production on network television in years before this. I made myself a videocassette recording of this production off the air with an old 3/4" U-Matic video recorder. Recently, I played this production after having it sit in my library for over 20 years. It is the story of a family in Bradleyville Texas in 1962. Fonda is the elder Kincaid. The story revolves around Kincaid, Jr. wanting to get at some property that his dad owns. Dad won't allow it to be sold. He has his reasons for not selling.

The production, as presented on TV, looks as it should. It is a stage play with one setting. The Kincaid family living room. It is a good story, and all the principal actors shine in their roles.

After the production ended, there was a short video about the shows author. It showed him in various settings, and showed short interviews with him. Then Henry Fonda came on the screen and announced that the author had died this day.

I know that there has to be a copy of this production that looks better than the one that I have. In the meantime, I'm very happy with the original.


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Oldest Living Graduate (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?