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The Turning Point of Jim Malloy (1975)

The son of a small-town doctor returns to his hometown after being kicked out of Yale, and begins a new career on the town's newspaper.

Director:

Frank D. Gilroy

Writers:

Frank D. Gilroy, John O'Hara (stories)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Savage ... Jim Malloy
Biff McGuire ... Doctor Mike Malloy
Peggy McCay ... Mrs. Malloy
Gig Young ... Ray Whitehead
Kathleen Quinlan ... Edith Evans
Janis Paige ... Lonnie
Allan Miller ... Dr. Enright
Frank Campanella Frank Campanella ... Lintzie
Rosalind Miles Rosalind Miles ... Bo-Peep
John McLiam ... Mr. Kelly
Janis Hansen Janis Hansen ... Terry
Sarah Cunningham Sarah Cunningham ... Mrs. Ingram
Noah Keen ... Mr. Evans
Dolores Dorn ... Mrs. Evans
John Hoyt ... Harry Longden
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The son of a small-town doctor returns to his hometown after being kicked out of Yale, and begins a new career on the town's newspaper.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gibbsville: The Turning Point of Jim Malloy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Smooth little drama
28 May 2017 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

It seems that this TV movie is s sort of pilot for a TV show. Not the kind of stuff that could have been shown in France anyway, despite the presence of the likes of Gig Young and John Savage. The latest was not known yet in France, before DEER HUNTER. Well this one: TURNING POINT OF JIM MALLOY, is not a bad drama, with some Horace McCoy's novels atmosphere from time to time. Young is pretty impressive, a Oscar winning scale performance and as good as the one he had in THEY SHOOT HORSES...The typical feature that Gilroy made or produced at his peak; offbeat and very intelligent.


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