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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
David James Carroll ...
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
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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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Drama | Romance

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Not Rated
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11 November 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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i like the movie
26 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

i think you should show the movie on t.v again. please let me know when. thanks i think that there should be more movies like that one because everyone in my family likes them kinds of movies. i watch every movie with valerie in it. i think she is a good actress on screen


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