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On Valentine's Day (1986)

PG | | Drama | 11 April 1986 (USA)
On Valentine's Day is the central film in Horton Foote's semi-autobiographical trilogy that also includes Courtship and 1918. It is a nearly verbatim retelling of his stage play and the sets and costumes.

Director:

Ken Harrison

Writers:

Horton Foote (screenplay), Horton Foote (play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hallie Foote ... Elizabeth Robedaux
Michael Higgins ... Mr. Vaughn
Richard Jenkins ... Bobby Pate
William Converse-Roberts ... Horace Robedaux
Jeanne McCarthy Jeanne McCarthy ... Bessie
Steven Hill ... George Tyler
Irma P. Hall ... Aunt Charity
Rochelle Oliver ... Mrs. Vaughn
Matthew Broderick ... Brother
Carol Goodheart Carol Goodheart ... Miss Ruth
Horton Foote Jr. Horton Foote Jr. ... Steve Tyler
Oskar Kelly Oskar Kelly ... Old Black Man
Bill McGhee ... Sam
Tim Green Tim Green ... Sheriff
Peyton E. Park Peyton E. Park ... Dr. Goodhue
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On Valentine's Day is the central film in Horton Foote's semi-autobiographical trilogy that also includes Courtship and 1918. It is a nearly verbatim retelling of his stage play and the sets and costumes.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Story of a Marriage See more »

Filming Locations:

Waxahachie, Texas, USA

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Production Co:

Guadalupe, Hudson, Lumière See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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12 February 2012 | by Johnwebb6693See all my reviews

One of my favorites. It has a haunting nostalgia. Done in such excellent taste. Two of my favorite lines, "my mother was an aristocrat." And "are you the son I had by Mary?" I enjoy using both quotes. People seem to enjoy both, even though they have no idea What I am talking about. Ken Harrison is a true genius. It is unfortunate this movie was not publicized. A couple of the actors are known to me, but most I have seldom seen. This movie is about a bygone era and is filmed around waxahachie Texas . This is truly a beautiful movie about small town Texas. Horton foote is the author, who also wrote the screenplay for To Kill A Mockingbird.


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