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Get to the Heart: The Barbara Mandrell Story (1997)

Biography of country music star Barbara Mandrell looks at her early career and follows her career through the tragic auto accident in 1984 which almost killed her and her ultimate recovery ... See full summary »

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Irby Mandrell
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Mary Mandrell
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Kim Lankford
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Matthew Dudney
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Jaime Dudney - Age 8
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Joe Maphis
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Biography of country music star Barbara Mandrell looks at her early career and follows her career through the tragic auto accident in 1984 which almost killed her and her ultimate recovery and change of outlook on life. Mandrell portrays herself in her later life and Maureen McCormick offers a good portrayal of the younger Mandrell. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Jaime Dudney, Barbara's real life daughter, portrays her Aunt Irlene in this movie. Just over 25 years earlier, she had also portrayed her Aunt Irlene on the "Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters" weekly variety show--in flashback skits of when the sisters were younger. See more »

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Maureen McCormick: In one of her Best Acting Jobs.
12 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Bottom line is that Maureen McCormick in the lead role to this film at long last manages to break free of her Marcia Brady mold and/or typecast.In this 1997 TV-Movie.Yes and I'm very Impressed to see that she has in fact done so at long last if not sooner or later.But to me as with most people I'll still always as anyone best/most recognize her as Marcia Brady.But in getting to the Heart of the picture.It's a very good documented follow-up on The Famous Country Singer Barbara Mandrell from start to finish including when they changed scenes from Maureen McCormick singing to the real Barbara Mandrell singing too.I also first recall watching this on a Sunday night in 1997 along with looking forward to seeing once I'd heard it was going to be on that very night too.I was also glad to see how Barbara said that she was going to sue but only because it's the law in Tennesee.

Truthfully,

Stephen "Steve" G. Baer a.k.a. "Ste" of Framingham,Ma.USA


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