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Terry (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  11 September 2005 (Canada)
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The story of Terry Fox's unprecendented cross-Canada marathon on an artificial leg for cancer research that made him a national hero.

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Doug Alward (as Ryan MacDonald)
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Darrell Fox
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Bill Vigars
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Rolly Fox
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Mrs. Jones
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Fred Fox
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Judy Fox (as Vivien Endicott-Douglas)
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Newfoundland Reporter
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"Terry" tells the story of 21-year old amputee Terry Fox who attempted to run across Canada with only one leg. Unfortunately, he only made it to Thunder Bay, Ontario when he died, one month before his 23nd birthday yet his memories will live on forever in the hearts of Canadians everywhere. Written by Monica Swain

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In the re-enactment of Terry Fox's speech in Toronto's Nathan Phillips Square, Terry is wearing a hockey jersey with nothing on the front. In real life, he was wearing Darryl Sittler's NHL All-Star Team jersey (with the NHL logo displayed predominantly), but the cost of licensing the NHL logo meant the shirt was left blank (though Sittler's name and number is still on the back) See more »

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During the opening scenes in Newfoundland, The Rooms are visible in the background. The Rooms were not built until 2002-2004, 25 years after Terry Fox's run. See more »

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Remake of The Terry Fox Story (1983) See more »

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Written and Performed by Stan Rogers
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A real Canadian hero I'll never forget
17 September 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A more PC view of Terry's incredible feat that bonded many Canadians and thousands worldwide in a mutual battle. Still & all, got a little verklempt at how personable our hero was portrayed, his pain & endurance clear, but not in your face. Great re-enactments of archive footage for the benefit of a younger audience. A good docu-drama best viewed annually: like "Saving Private Ryan" on D-day, like "Braveheart" on Robbie Burns day, like "The Bells of St. Mary's" at Christmastide; to remind us of the emotional ties we have with the battles we wage. It's not so much the performance but the discussions or private thoughts that ensue.


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