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Stand by Your Man (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | Music  -  13 May 1981 (USA)
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The rags-to-riches tale of country western queen, Tammy Wynette, follows her life from her impoverished childhood to country's First Lady and her two rocky marriages to fellow superstar George Jones.

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Tammy Wynette
Tim McIntire ...
George Jones
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Euple Byrd
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Billy Sherrill
Helen Page Camp ...
Mother Pugh
John Horn ...
Charlie Carter
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Jane
Ivy Bethune ...
Clara Jones
Rudy Bond ...
Grandfather
Dorothy Butts ...
Doris
Robert Carnegie ...
Glen Daley
Rhodie Cogan ...
Grandmother
Fredric Cook ...
Richard
Buddy Farmer ...
M.C.
Jennifer Gay ...
Girl
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The rags-to-riches tale of country western queen, Tammy Wynette, follows her life from her impoverished childhood to country's First Lady and her two rocky marriages to fellow superstar George Jones.

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Annette O'Toole did her own singing as Tammy Wynnette. See more »

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30 November 2002 | by (Kingston, Nevada) – See all my reviews

First of all, the movie was true as an autobiography during the window that it covered. Tammy Wynnette was so likeable and warm, she had nothing in her life to cover up. Secondly, the actress who played the part did all the singing and was very good as an actress and as a singer. This is something that does not happen often. The actor who played George Jones, likewise did a very good job. Who ever did the casting hit bullseyes in all parts. Movies that have been high budget rarely do any better. This is one of those undiscovered gems that were works of art.


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