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Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982)

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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

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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
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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

The film cast includes four Oscar winners: Bette Davis, Christopher Plummer, Maureen Stapleton and Martin Balsam; and two Oscar nominees: Angela Lansbury and Glynis Johns. See more »

Goofs

In the opening credits, at the end of the cast, there is the proud display "and Betty Davis." Academy members apparently got her name right when they nominated for for an Emmy. 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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