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My First Love (1988)

A widow goes to her high school reunion and begins a relationship with an old boyfriend, now a successful doctor who has a much younger girlfriend.

Director:

Gilbert Cates

Writer:

Ed Kaplan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bea Arthur ... Jean Miller
Richard Kiley ... Sam Morrissey
Joan Van Ark ... Claire Thomas
Barbara Barrie ... Ruth Waxman
Anne Francis ... Terry
Brett Stimely ... John
Richard Herd ... Chet Townsend
Kate Charleson Kate Charleson ... Barbara
Edith Fields ... Marion
Julia Meade ... Chris Townsend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barbara C. Adside Barbara C. Adside ... Marie Mitchell (as Barbara Adside)
Lewis Arquette ... Mark Grossman
Janet Brandt Janet Brandt ... Mrs. Salsky
Freddie Dawson Freddie Dawson ... Inspector
Tom Fridley ... Ray McDonald
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A widow goes to her high school reunion and begins a relationship with an old boyfriend, now a successful doctor who has a much younger girlfriend. Written by E Johannesen

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 December 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Second Chance See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Obvious stunt double for Richard Kiley in the scene where he falls into the water at Central Park. The hair on the stunt doubles wig is fuller and whiter in the back than Mr Kiley's real hair. See more »

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Golden Girl goes solo!
2 January 2003 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

Bea Arthur is wonderful (as always) playing a widow who becomes reacquainted with her high school squeeze; trouble is, he's got a relationship going with a young sexy thing, but may just dump the nubile girl for this older, more sensuous woman. One of the best lines has Arthur dressing herself up for a date in frilly clothes, looking in the mirror and dead-panning, "I look like Dolls From Around the World." She's a stitch, and works well with sturdy Richard Kiley as the old-flame. Arthur didn't get many opportunities to shine in feature films; on television, her exasperation and earthy, what-the-hell disposition feels very intimate and real. Too bad this hearty TV-movie hasn't been released on DVD, we could use more of Bea Arthur's dry-martini magic. A highly enjoyable show.


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