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Caroline? (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  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
John Evans ...
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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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Caroline? (#39.3)  »

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An wonderful story, an incredible film.
1 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The best made for television film ever. A story that will stay with you forever. A pitch perfect cast brings this great story to life. Stephanie Zimbalist is a revelation. What a shame that she left the world of film for theater.Shawn Phelan is great as her young "brother". Had he not died so young he would have had a great career in films. The movie also benefits from the presence of the great character actor George Grizzard. While the cast is wonderful it is the story so original, so engrossing, so haunting. If you get the chance to see this film don't miss it. While it is made for T.V. it is better than most theatrical releases.


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