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Decoration Day (1990)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 2 December 1990
A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a ... See full summary »

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Robert Markowitz
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
James Garner ... Albert Sidney Finch
Judith Ivey ... Terry Novis
Ruby Dee ... Rowena, Finch's Housekeeper
Bill Cobbs ... Gee Pennywell
Laurence Fishburne ... Michael Waring, DOD Man
Jo Anderson ... Loreen Wendell
Norm Skaggs ... Billy Wendell
Wallace Wilkinson ... Judge Wesley
Jonathan Peck Jonathan Peck ... Young Gee
Ric Reitz ... Young Albert
Jeff Young Lewis Jeff Young Lewis ... Imposter Lieutenant
Tracy Perry Tracy Perry ... Tracy Wendell
Dwionne Dickerson Dwionne Dickerson ... Fritzie, Gee's Granddaugher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Crissy ... Golden Retriever, Dog
Stephen Rollins Stephen Rollins ... Private Lester
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Storyline

A cantankerous widower (Garner) who is virtually living the life of a recluse is forced to rejoin his community when his Godchild (Skaggs) gets in trouble and a childhood friend (Cobbs), a black tenant farmer, refuses to belatedly accept the Medal of Honor for bravery in World War II. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Decoration Day (#40.1) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Albert Sidney Finch got the Purple Heart for being shot in the back in France in World War II; James Garner received the Purple Heart for being shot in the butt during the Korean War. See more »

Quotes

Rowena, Finch's Housekeeper: Men are boys til you bury them.
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Connections

Featured in The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1991) See more »

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A Movie to be Remembered
28 October 1999 | by Arnold-7See all my reviews

This movie tells two very moving stories with care and sensitivity. Everyone in the cast plays their roles the way they were meant to be played. No one steals the show; instead they work together to create a movie to be remembered.


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