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Jesse (1988)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 4 October 1988
In Meredith, California (a very small town) there was no doctor (only once a week on Wednesdays would a doctor fly in) , so Jesse Maloney (a "Practical Nurse") would take his place for the ... See full summary »

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Glenn Jordan
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lee Remick ... Jesse Maloney
Scott Wilson ... Sam Maloney
Richard Marcus ... Ray Butler
Priscilla Lopez ... Martha
Kevin Conway ... Ken Brand
Albert Salmi ... Sheriff Bill Sommers
Jace Kent Jace Kent ... Holland (as Stephen Jace Kent)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dave Adams ... Claude
Brian J. Case Brian J. Case ... Rob Maloney
Mike Casper Mike Casper ... Mike Watts
Megan Marie Comon Megan Marie Comon ... The Little Girl
Robert Cota Robert Cota ... Deputy Lewis (as Bob Cota)
Maedell Dixon Maedell Dixon ... Agnes Miller
Richard Erdman ... Dr. Adams
Edward Gabel Edward Gabel ... Mulvaney
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Storyline

In Meredith, California (a very small town) there was no doctor (only once a week on Wednesdays would a doctor fly in) , so Jesse Maloney (a "Practical Nurse") would take his place for the rest of the week. She would deliver the babies, set the bones and saved the lives of Meredith for nearly a decade. Then one day (in this "true story"), someone called the authorities and she gets arrested for practicing medicine without a license. With the strength of her convictions and overwhelming odds , she decides to fight her case in court, and has the support of the entire town. Written by Dankenman@rogers.com

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Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jesse - Engel im Tal des Todes See more »

Filming Locations:

Lowell, Arizona, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Republic Television See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A very good representation of the legal system!
11 March 2001 | by Cal-16See all my reviews

I especially enjoyed this film for several reasons. Having worked in the legal system for 6 years, I like seeing an accurate representation of how a case should be handled. Both sides have valid points. In addition, this made-for-TV movie reunited two excellent actors, Lee Remick and Albert Salmi, decades after their initial joint project, "Wild River". Together, they show young actors the way it's supposed to be done.


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