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Stolen Babies (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  25 March 1993 (USA)
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A 1940s Tennesee welfare worker learns that Georgia Tann, the charismatic head of a local adoption agency, is actually running a black-market baby ring behind the Tennesee Childrens Home ... See full summary »

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Annie Beales
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Bekka
Mary Nell Santacroce ...
Judge Camille Kelley
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Georgia Tann
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Robert Taylor
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Bascom Fields
Jenny Krochmal ...
Mary Wester
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Jasper Bell
Kenny Jones ...
Jim Wester
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Claudia Bell
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Bessie Mae
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Abe Walbauer
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Jane Hamm
Janell McLeod ...
Postmistress
Terry Beaver ...
Mr. Phelps
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A 1940s Tennesee welfare worker learns that Georgia Tann, the charismatic head of a local adoption agency, is actually running a black-market baby ring behind the Tennesee Childrens Home Society. Written by cellomaster

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Based on the true story of Georgia Tann, a Tennessee socialite, who ran a black-market baby ring behind the Tennessee Children's Home Society. See more »

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Georgia Tann: Don't be shy, come and get your baby!
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Excellent movie based on a true story
17 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This movie stars the lovely Lea Thompson and tells how her character, Anne Beales, uncovers a "baby farming" scandal in the rural American south in the 40s. The story is told plainly and the historical detail is done well, down to clothes and local shops in small towns. The chief villain is a Miss Tan who runs an unlicensed children's home and seems over-keen on removing children from their homes, or their "illiterate whore" mothers and selling - I mean "giving" - them to rich, needy, childless parents. Lea Thompson sets her jaw and tries to see justice done. Make sure you have a large box of tissues by your side when you watch this movie.


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