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In a Child's Name (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  17 November 1991 (USA)
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A true story about a woman who fights her brother-in-law's parents for custody of her deceased sister's baby upon learning that her brother-in-law murdered her sister.

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Angela Silvano Cimarelli
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Kenneth Taylor
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Lt. Robert Fausak
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Zach Taylor
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Joe Silvano
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Janice Miller
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Jerry Cimarelli
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Frances Silvano
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Peter Chappell (as Mitchell Ryan)
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Teresa Silvano Taylor
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Andrew Silvano
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Malinouski
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Jean Taylor
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Marilyn Taylor
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Tom Taylor
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A true story about a woman who fights her brother-in-law's parents for custody of her deceased sister's baby upon learning that her brother-in-law murdered her sister.

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She comes into the film's plot a little late.But Valerie gives us her best!
10 June 2003 | by (Mamaroneck,New York,USA) – See all my reviews

Based on a true story."This Child Is Mine!"recalls the trouble marriage of a drug addicted and murderous dentist.Who kills his wife and then turns over the custody of his infant son to his crazed bible touting parents.And they cover up the fact that their son is guilty of killing his wife and messing around with other women.Valerie Bertinelli doesn't come into the film's plot until the latter half of the first part of the story.She plays the dead woman's sister.Who fights to gain proper custody of her newphew.But she is thwarted by her corrupt in laws and the equally crooked law enforcers of the south.But by the end of the second part of this minni series.Valerie and her family and law enforcers of the north foil her dangerous and crooked in laws and she finally becomes the child's guardian.With some support from her father(played by the late John Karlan..best remembered by tv viewers as "Harvey Lacey Sr"on CBS Tv's and Barney Rosenweig's:"Cageny & Lacey")and David Huddleston as the evil father in law of the insane dentist."This Child Is Mine"is one of the better tv movie thrillers.


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