Two teenagers, in love in pre-Depression Kansas, cope with parental pressure and the strict sexual mores of the day.

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Two teenagers, in love in pre-Depression Kansas, cope with parental pressure and the strict sexual mores of the day.

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26 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Besides starring in this made-for-TV remake of the original Splendor in the Grass (1961), Melissa Gilbert has another connection with the original film. She and an actress in the original, Marla Adams, appeared together as daughter and mother, respectively, in The Love Boat: Rocky/Julie's Dilemma/Who's Who? (1978). See more »

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Great Movie
29 September 2003 | by (NY, US) – See all my reviews

I don't care what anyone says this is a great movie. I saw it when I was younger and wish I could see it again, but I can't seem to buy it anywhere as it was made for TV. I think the problem people have with this movie is it isn't the '61 version they grew up with. I can understand that, but don't dump on a movie because it's not the one you grew up with. They're both fantastic movies.


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