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Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  24 October 1982 (USA)
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The story deals with Gloria Vanderbilt's difficult coming-of-age when, at eleven, she was a pawn in a custody battle between her sybaritic mother and her aunt.

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Cast

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Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
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Reggie Vanderbilt
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Nurse Emma Kieslich
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Nathan Burkan
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Justice John Francis Carew
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Laura Fitzpatrick Morgan
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Maury Paul
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Gilchrist
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Smythe
Lucy Gutteridge ...
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Alice Gwynne Vanderbilt (as Betty Davis)
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Little Gloria
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Leueen Willoughby ...
Consuelo Morgan
Ken Pogue ...
Judge James Aloycious Foley (as Kenneth Pogue)
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The story deals with Gloria Vanderbilt's difficult coming-of-age when, at eleven, she was a pawn in a custody battle between her sybaritic mother and her aunt.

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Money, glamour, scandal . . . The story of Little Gloria Vanderbilt. [Video] [Australia]

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24 October 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Glória Feita de Ódio  »

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Trivia

In reality, Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt and her sister Thelma were identical twins. Lucy Gutteridge, who plays Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt in this TV movie, later played Thelma in The Woman He Loved (1988). See more »

Goofs

In the scenes in Central Park early in the film, the San Remo apartment house building is shown clearly in the skyline. The scene is set in 1922, but the building wasn't erected until 1929. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cheers: Little Carla, Happy at Last: Part 2 (1987) See more »

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Excellent cast
13 February 2003 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

This movie was very well done. Lucy Gutteridge did a wonderful and believable portrayal of Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt. You can feel her pain as you follow along. The actress who played little Gloria looked just like Gloria Laura Vanderbilt which helped to make her credible. Angela Lansbury was also amazing as Gertrude Vanderbilt, I ended up disliking her by the end of the movie (which is rare for this actress). Definitely see this movie.


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