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The Promise of Love (1980)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 11 November 1980
A woman who gave up college to marry her Marine boyfriend becomes a widow soon after her husband is sent to Vietnam.

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Kathy Wakeman
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Sam Daniels
Andy Romano ...
John, Kathy's father
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Toni, Kathy's mother
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Chuck Wakemore
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Laurie
Virginia Kiser ...
Beverly
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Major Landau
Karlene Crockett ...
Tracy
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Jennifer
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Lorraine
Dan Caldwell ...
Bill Walker
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Virginia Walker
Heath Kaye ...
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Butch (as Bobby Jacoby)
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A woman who gave up college to marry her Marine boyfriend becomes a widow soon after her husband is sent to Vietnam.

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At 18, she was a wife learning about being in love. Now she's a widow - learning how to be a woman alone!

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Promesa de amor  »

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THE PROMISE OF LOVE
Lyrice by Lori Lieberman
Music by Paul Chihara
Performed by Lori Lieberman
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Viet Nam & Iraq Suffering
18 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unfortunately, after viewing this film starring Valerie Bertinelli,(Kathy Wakeman),"Trust Me",'05, I found that this film is being actually experienced by our young men and woman who are fighting now in Iraq as they were in Viet Nam. This is a wonderful romantic drama about a woman who decides to give up college and marry her boyfriend, who is in the Marines. Kathy has to adjust to being a military wife and does a good job of mixing with all the other wives who are stationed on the base. Kathy even takes up gardening to try and keep her mind off her husband who is in Viet Nam. Craig T. Nelson,(Major Landau),"The District",'04 TV Series, has some brief appearances along with Shelly Long,(Lorraine), who gives a great supporting role as her next door neighbor who has two young boys. Unfortunately, this is a story that seems to repeat itself every time we have war in the United States and the high price we all pay.


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