A woman faces harassment and humiliation when she goes to work as a coal miner to support her small son and ailing dad.





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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maggie Telford
Luke Telford
Ward Elkins
Sandy McPeak ...
Roger Varney
Lorna Whateley
Spinner Limbaugh
Deke Cullover
Peter Hobbs ...
Doc James Bartholomew
Christopher Coffey ...
Fred Obermeyer
Brett Johnson ...
Andy Telford
Britt Leach ...
Reverend Palkstater
Nancy Vawter ...
Aunt Minnifer
James Carrington ...
John Chappell ...
Fred Humphries


A woman faces harassment and humiliation when she goes to work as a coal miner to support her small son and ailing dad.

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Release Date:

11 January 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mantrap  »

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1.33 : 1
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Filmed in Paintsville, Kentucky, and at a coal mine in Martin County, Kentucky (Martin County Coal Corporation, Massey Energy). When the movie was in production, the title was listed as "Mantrip," which is the name of the low-riding vehicle that carries miners into the mines. See more »

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7 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I truly Love this Movie , and would Love to see it on DVD. It provides an excellent view of A Single woman trying to provide for her family dealing with the discontent of her being A Woman going to work in an all male place in A rural Community ,where this is not suppose to happen.Where going against the establishment , Against these rural Ideas that have been around since the beginning of time is just not suppose to happen , and yet Cheryl Ladd plays an Excellent role of A person that does just that , and dealing with all of the prejudices in the situation overcomes everything to get the job done . Was an excellent role for Cheryl Ladd , to get away from the Charlies Angels role that had her stereotyped .

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