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Leave Yesterday Behind (1978)

Paul was injured while playing polo. He then learns that he is paralyzed from the waist down. Feeling despondent, he decides to go to his grandfather's ranch. He meets Marnie a horse ... See full summary »

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Richard Michaels

Writer:

Paul Harrison
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Ritter ... Paul Stallings
Carrie Fisher ... Marnie Clarkson
Buddy Ebsen ... Doc
Ed Nelson ... Mr. Clarkson
Carmen Zapata Carmen Zapata ... Connie
Robert Urich ... David Lyle
Barbara Stuart ... Betty Stallings
Walter Maslow Walter Maslow ... Howard Stallings
Lucia Stralser Lucia Stralser ... Kim
Carol Ann Williams Carol Ann Williams ... Laura
Bruno Piergentili Bruno Piergentili ... Dan (as Dan Harrison)
Josh Hall Josh Hall ... Biff
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Paul was injured while playing polo. He then learns that he is paralyzed from the waist down. Feeling despondent, he decides to go to his grandfather's ranch. He meets Marnie a horse trainer. For some reason she decides that she wants to get him to get his head out of the sand that he placed it in since the accident. She finds herself falling for him and he for her, too. But he tries to resist cause he doesn't know what kind of future, he could give her, cause he fears that he could be impotent. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deixe ontem para trás See more »

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Production Co:

ABC Circle Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Leave Yesterday Behind
Lyrics & Music By Fred Karlin
Sung by Shandi Sinnamon
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A Must-See for Any Carrie Fisher Fan
5 April 2002 | by Hawk_23007See all my reviews

This television film, which I first saw way back in 1978, was what really hooked me as a Carrie Fisher fan. It was also the first film of hers I had seen after "Star Wars" and it was a pleasant change of pace from that film. The chemistry between Carrie Fisher and John Ritter, best known for his comedic role on "Three's Company," elevate this film beyond the standard "movie of the week." There's humor in the film, as well as romance, and it offers viewers a chance to see both leads in roles they weren't famous for.


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