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Roses Are for the Rich (1987)

In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, ... See full summary »

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Autumn McAvin Norton Corbett Osborne
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Douglas Osborne
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Lloyd Murphy
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Everett Corbett
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Denton
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Lonnie Norton
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Bea Osborne
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Prentiss Osborne
Richard McKenzie
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In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, even at the cost of her own happiness. When her attempts at financial ruin fail, she manipulates Osborne into marriage by claiming she is carrying his child. After Osborne dies from cyanide poisoning, Autumn is arrested for his murder, but she professes her innocence. Written by Anonymous

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17 May 1987 (USA)  »

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Ei ruusuja kerjäläisille  »

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Roses are for Sharon Wyatt
18 October 1999 | by (montreal,canada) – See all my reviews

If you're a soap opera lover, you'll be in your glory with this one. Granted, the situations are contrived and predictable at best. But it's not terrible! The talent involved raises it a notch or two above your standard soap fare. Lisa Hartman makes a spunky heroine. Bruce Dern is his usual brilliant self, but the real kudos go to General Hospital alumni Sharon Wyatt as the vindictive sister-in-law.(Can someone please tell me why this gifted lady doesn't get more parts?) She's nothing short of amazing, and her performance here is Emmy-calibre.

In short, there are worse ways to kill a few hours.


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