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Caroline? (1990)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama  |  29 April 1990 (USA)
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A mysterious woman claiming to be the deceased daughter of a rich man tries to solve the problems of his untrusting son and supposedly mentally handicaped daughter. But one question stands in her way: is she really Caroline?

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Caroline
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Grace Carmichael
George Grizzard ...
Paul Carmichael
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Miss Trollope
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Flora Atkins
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Winston Carmichael
Jenny Jacobs ...
Heidi Carmichael
Libby Whittemore ...
Bunny
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Winston as Adult
Barbara Britt ...
Hilary
John Bennes ...
Simmons
Judith Sullivan ...
Agnes
Mary Nell Santacroce ...
Aunt Helen
Dan Albright ...
Mr. Phillips
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Randolph
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Set in the 1950's, a woman (Zimbalist) appears 14 years after supposedly dying in a plane crash. She claims she never boarded the plane and simply used the crash as a means to escape her debutante life. Now she is ready to rejoin the rest of the family, except everyone is skeptical particularly as she has shown up just in time to inherit a fortune from a recently deceased grandmother (Dorothy McGuire shown in flashbacks). Contains nothing that would be offensive to anyone, but is probably too adult in theme for small children. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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29 April 1990 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Caroline? (#39.3)  »

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good movie
27 February 2004 | by (West Virginia) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this with my aunt when I was about 8 as a Hallmark movie on CBS. I remembered liking it and never forgot about it. I just saw it again recently on the Hallmark channel, and I don't think the themes are too adult for a child. I basically understood what was going on the first time I saw it. I'm usually not big on what I think of as Lifetime movies, but Caroline? is well made and the performances were believable. I didn't even know it was based on a book, so I can't comment on how accurate it is compared to that. Looking at it as just a movie, without the comparison to a book, it's great. I'd recommend watching it to anyone with a free weekend afternoon.


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