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The Promise of Love (1980)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 11 November 1980
A woman who gave up college to marry her Marine boyfriend becomes a widow soon after her husband is sent to Vietnam.

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Don Taylor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Valerie Bertinelli ... Kathy Wakeman
Jameson Parker ... Sam Daniels
Andy Romano ... John, Kathy's father
Joanna Miles ... Toni, Kathy's mother
David James Carroll David James Carroll ... Chuck Wakemore
Lauri Hendler ... Laurie
Virginia Kiser ... Beverly
Craig T. Nelson ... Major Landau
Karlene Crockett Karlene Crockett ... Tracy
Dey Young ... Jennifer
Shelley Long ... Lorraine
Dan Caldwell Dan Caldwell ... Bill Walker
Anne Gee Byrd ... Virginia Walker
Heath Kaye Heath Kaye ... Bobby
Robert Jayne ... Butch (as Bobby Jacoby)
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A woman who gave up college to marry her Marine boyfriend becomes a widow soon after her husband is sent to Vietnam.

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At 18, she was a wife learning about being in love. Now she's a widow - learning how to be a woman alone!

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Promesa de amor See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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THE PROMISE OF LOVE
Lyrice by Lori Lieberman
Music by Paul Chihara
Performed by Lori Lieberman
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i like the movie
26 January 2004 | by american_girl_197945690See all my reviews

i think you should show the movie on t.v again. please let me know when. thanks i think that there should be more movies like that one because everyone in my family likes them kinds of movies. i watch every movie with valerie in it. i think she is a good actress on screen


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