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To Save the Children (1994)

Unrated | | Drama | TV Movie 5 April 1994
Teacher Jake Downey has relocated to a small town in Wyoming hoping to escape the urban problems of his last assignment. His myth of rural bliss is shattered when a former police officer ... See full summary »

Director:

Steven Hilliard Stern (as Steven Stern)

Writers:

Hartt Wixom (nonfiction book "When Angels Intervene"), Judene Wixom (nonfiction book "When Angels Intervene") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Thomas ... David Young
Wendy Crewson ... Dorsie Young
Jessica Steen ... Kathi Davidson
Joanne Vannicola ... Melanie Young
James Purcell James Purcell ... Cal Fredericks
Robert Bednarski Robert Bednarski ... Cody Little
Cecilley Carroll Cecilley Carroll ... Tracy Little
Michael Copeman ... Sheriff Wolfley
Robert Urich ... Jake Downey
Barclay Hope ... Tom Little
Elizabeth Lennie Elizabeth Lennie ... Emma Little
Joseph Ziegler ... Matt Eckhardt
Shannon Lawson ... Jane Michaels
Jenny Parsons ... Lisa Burns
Goldie Semple Goldie Semple ... Nadene
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Storyline

Teacher Jake Downey has relocated to a small town in Wyoming hoping to escape the urban problems of his last assignment. His myth of rural bliss is shattered when a former police officer comes unglued, builds a bomb and takes Jake's class hostage. The heroism of his true story unfolds as the hostage drama takes many surprising turns towards the phenomenal conclusion. Written by NostalgicNoir

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hostage | based on true story | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A terror fogságában See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

When David Young and his wife go into the Principal's office, they tell the principal that the school is being taken hostage. However in interviews of the real people, it was a secretary who was told it was being taken hostage. See more »

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Referenced in The Cokeville Miracle (2015) See more »

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