Dan Jenkins co-wrote the screenplay based on his novel of the same name about Juanita, a barmaid in Ft. Worth, Texas, who wants to be a country-western songwriter.

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Juanita Hutchins
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Slick Henderson
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Doris Steadman
Billy Vera ...
Lonnie Slocum
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Ole Jeemy Williams
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Tommy Earl Browner
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Himself
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Dove Christian
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Roy Simmons
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Minister
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Beecher Perry
Carole Davis ...
Tina Busher (as Carole Raphaelle Davis)
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Martha Healy
Rhonda Dotson ...
Kathy
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Dan Jenkins co-wrote the screenplay based on his novel of the same name about Juanita, a barmaid in Ft. Worth, Texas, who wants to be a country-western songwriter. Written by Bev Kelsey

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20 February 1988 (USA)  »

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A Paixão da Sua Vida  »

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[a construction worker whistles at Juanita]
Juanita Hutchens: Thank you! Thank you very much!
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Baja Oklahoma
Written by Willie Nelson and Dan Jenkins
Performed by Lesley Ann Warren
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It doesn't get any better than this
20 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

Swoosie Kurtz is always good, but in this picture she is absolutely great. What a shame that, cast in a supporting role in a TV movie that is seldom re-run, such a brilliant performance should not be better known. The picture itself is worthwhile, though not terribly original. But all hail Swoosie for the performance of a lifetime. See the movie, spread the word, and send her a nice fan letter. You won't have to be asked twice.


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