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Foxfire (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  13 December 1987 (USA)
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Annie Nations and her husband Hector loved their life together in the Blue Ridge Mountains, but when Hector dies, Annie has to decide if she can handle the wilderness on her own.

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Cast

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Annie Nations
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Hector Nations
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Dillard Nations
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Prince
Harriet Hall ...
Holly
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joshua Bryson ...
Heckie
Leith Eaton ...
Young Widow
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Madge Burton
Tony Trischka ...
Banjo
Jenny Whitter ...
Becky
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An elderly Appalachian woman struggles with the choice of selling her land to a developer and moving into the care of her son or staying on the property till her dying day along with her memories, good and bad, of the only community and family she's known. Written by ehafnerga

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13 December 1987 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Foxfire (#37.2)  »

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The New York production of "Foxfire" by Susan Cooper and Hume Cronyn opened at the Ethel Barrynore Theater in New York on November 11, 1982 and ran for 213 performances. Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy recreated their stage roles in this filmed production. Susan Cooper wrote the screenplay for this production based upon the script she wrote with Hume Cronyn. See more »

Quotes

Prince: You know Ruby Ridge?
Annie Nations: The old Burrell place, where they cut the top off the mountain.
Prince: You wanna have a look around?
Annie Nations: I believe I won't.
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My Feet Took T'walkin'
Lyrics by Susan Cooper & Hume Cronyn
Music by Jon Brielle
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Harriet Hall
15 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not only is John Denver, Hume Croyn, and Jessica Tandy not with us, but also Harriet Hall who played Holly. She passed away Sept 29, 2007 of a heart attack. She was in my class in high school, Maine West, in Des Plaines, Ill, class of '66. She was very popular and outgoing, a cheerleader and in many after school activities. Those that knew her know of the great person she was.

I believe that she did have heart trouble before her attack. Maine West published a book in 2003 where some people submitted information about themselves. In it she said that she was a retired actress and lived in Atlanta. I don't know if she ever married or had children. Her brother Davis Hall is listed in IMDb and has a fairly extensive biography of himself, but I notice there isn't anything about Harriet Hall except the movies and soap operas that she appeared in.


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