While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The ... See full summary »

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Col. Joseph Cheever
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Katherine Dennison Breen
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Maj. Alex Breen
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Anne Haggarty Cheever (as Savannah Smith)
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Maj. Frank Hollins
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Vicki Teague
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Capt. Paul Dennison
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Gen. George Markham
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Maj. Bill Teague
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Debbie Markham
Heather Haase ...
Katherine (age 13)
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Sen. Arthur Hagerty
Barbara Brownell ...
Mrs. Markham
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While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The abortion goes wrong and the girl dies. To protect his career, Cheever implicates Captain Dennison whose life is thereby ruined. Years later, the Captain's now grown-up sister Katherine marries Army Major Alex Breen, and is stunned to learn his commanding officer is the now Colonel Cheever. She becomes obsessed with getting revenge for the sake of her dead brother. Written by Anonymous

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Bittersweet Revenge  »

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In the very last scene of the movie, Cheever stands very still, but the people behind him are in a looped section of film and keep repeating the same movements. See more »

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Young girl plays footsie with the wrong dude
19 June 2002 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

When the promiscuous young daughter of a Army General gets the hots for a Major under her father's command she gets more than a rowdy roll in the old sackeroo. In fact things go about as wrong as they can and the Major must come up with a devious plan to shift the tragic results of his actions off onto someone else....and it worked beautifully. For years he manages to climb in rank garnering the respect of all in the military community until his past catches up with him in the form of a newlywed woman. Fair drama; nothing to write home about.


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