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Anatomy of an Illness (1984)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 15 May 1984
Biopic of Saturday Review editor and political journalist Norman Cousins who developed and promoted a self-made health therapy consisting of intake of large quantities of vitamin C and making oneself laugh as much as possible.

Director:

Richard T. Heffron

Writers:

Norman Cousins (book), Lawrence Roman (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Asner ... Norman Cousins
Eli Wallach ... Dr. William Hitzig
Millie Perkins ... Ellen Cousins
David Ogden Stiers ... Cleveland Amory
Lelia Goldoni ... Mrs. Farelli
Haunani Minn ... Shigeko
Julia Montgomery ... Candis (as Julie Montgomery)
Claudia Wells ... Sarakit
Lenora May ... Pigeon
Reid Smith ... Resident Doctor
Allen Williams Allen Williams ... Wallace
Michael Fairman ... Dr. Lowman
Matthew Faison Matthew Faison ... Dr. Barrett
Robert Phalen Robert Phalen ... Dr. Paulson
Roberta Collins ... Joan
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Biopic of Saturday Review editor and political journalist Norman Cousins who developed and promoted a self-made health therapy consisting of intake of large quantities of vitamin C and making oneself laugh as much as possible.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anatomia de uma Coragem See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

[on Norman Cousins' possible resignation]
Cleveland Amory: Twenty five years, Cuz. Dean of all New York editors. "The Saturday Review" wouldn't be the same without you. Hell, we might even have to start working.
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