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Butterbox Babies (1995)

A couple operates a shady maternity home in 1930s/1940s Nova Scotia. Based on a true story.

Director:

Don McBrearty

Writer:

Raymond Storey
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Clark ... Lila Young
Peter MacNeill ... William Young
Catherine Fitch Catherine Fitch ... Iris
Michael Riley ... Russell Cameron
Cedric Smith ... Frank Davis
Nicholas Campbell ... Clayton Oliver
Corinne Conley ... Mrs. Chadway
Chris Wiggins Chris Wiggins ... Senator Danver
Shannon Lawson ... Ann O'Dwyer
Steven Sutcliffe Steven Sutcliffe ... Peter
Stephanie Morgenstern ... Dorothy / Daisy
Dan MacDonald Dan MacDonald ... Frederick Coolen
Mairon Bennett Mairon Bennett ... Eva / Rose
Peter Faussett Peter Faussett ... Walter Lang
Graham McPherson Graham McPherson ... Dr. Smith
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A couple operates a shady maternity home in 1930s/1940s Nova Scotia. Based on a true story.

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Drama

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Based on the true story of The Ideal Maternity Home (IMH). The IMH began as a home, for local couples and a discreet place for unwed mothers, both groups could find maternity care, there. The homeboperated from 1928 until 1947 by William Peach Young and his wife Lila Gladys Young; William was a chiropractor and Lila was a midwife, who also billed herself as an obstetrician. The home, through several attempts by the government, was eventually forced to shut down. See more »

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Good Drama
29 December 2019 | by gregberne11See all my reviews

This was a good drama with some above average acting for a TV movie in Canada. The story kept us interested. It hasn't aged superbly well but neither have other TV movies from the same era. Nicely done.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 1995 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A szülőotthon rejtélye See more »

Filming Locations:

Nova Scotia, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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