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

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | Music  -  28 September 1997 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Irby Mandrell
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Mary Mandrell
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Matthew Dudney
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Jaime Dudney - Age 8
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Joe Maphis
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Dr. Newton Louvern
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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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Above-average TV biography
23 February 2003 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

I've seen this TV movie biography of the life of singer Barbara Mandrell a few times and it's actually quite good. Maureen McCormick, forever known to legions of TV fans as Marcia Brady, does a credible job in the title role (her scenes following the car accident that nearly took Barbara's life are especially well-played) and she's backed by a capable supporting cast that includes Mandrell's own daughter, Jamie Nicole, as Irlene Mandrell, Barbara's youngest sister. Well-done and suitably involving.


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