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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
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John, Kathy's father
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Toni, Kathy's mother
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Chuck Wakemore
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Laurie
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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 ...
Bobby
Robert Jayne ...
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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11 November 1980 (USA)  »

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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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Valerie Bertinelli shows the tradgic side of Vietnam in Promise Of Love
7 June 2003 | by (Mamaroneck,New York,USA) – See all my reviews

In this comment on the tradgic effects of The Vietnam War.Ms.Bertinelli plays a young widow of a US Marine.Who is killed during America's intervention into it's worst.most stupid mistake in military history.With her husband dead and the military trying to force her to return to her family.Ms.Bertinelli refuses to give up her home and be treated like a pampered child.Unable to work with the mititary's unsuccessful social programs.She gets a job with the director of the base's rec center(played by Parker Stevenson.Best remembered for his previous tv efforts on "The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries"and for playing one half of"Simon & Simon"With Mr.Gerald McRainey).Who not only helps her enjoy her life again but gives her the strength to move on.The plot is predictable.But Valerie Bertinelli performances makes this film an enjoyable flick worth watching.


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