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Trilogy (1969)

"Miriam": Miss Miller has spent her life as a governess for children in some of the most fashionable homes in New York. She is shocked one day to learn that one of her "babies" is expecting... See full summary »

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Other Voices, Other Rooms

Director: David Rocksavage
Stars: Lothaire Bluteau, Anna Levine, David Speck
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Credited cast:
... Woman (segment "A Christmas Memory")
Donnie Melvin ... Buddy (segment "A Christmas Memory")
Lavinia Cassels ... Aunts (segment "A Christmas Memory")
Christine Marler ... Aunts (segment "A Christmas Memory")
Josip Elic ... HaHa (segment "A Christmas Memory")
Lynn Forman ... Woman in Car (segment "A Christmas Memory")
Win Forman ... Storekeeper (segment "A Christmas Memory")
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Beverly Ballard ... Nina (segment "Miriam")
... Ivor Belli (segment "Among the Paths to Eden")
... Narrated by (segment "A Christmas Memory") (voice) (as Mr. Capote)
Jane Connell ... Mrs. Connolly (segment "Miriam")
... Miriam (segment "Miriam")
Phyllis Eldridge ... Woman in Automat (segment "Miriam")
Niki Flacks ... Clerk in Shop
Carol Gustafson ... Miss Lake (segment "Miriam")
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"Miriam": Miss Miller has spent her life as a governess for children in some of the most fashionable homes in New York. She is shocked one day to learn that one of her "babies" is expecting a baby of her own and rejects Miss Miller's offer to be the nurse for the forthcoming child. That night, Miss Miller meets Miriam, a strange young girl who resembles Miss Miller when she was a child. Miriam, critical of everything Miss Miller has or does, constantly taunts her about a loveless existence, leading to a violent confrontation and chilling denouement. "Among The Paths To Eden": Mary O'Meaghan, a spinster, strikes up a conversation in a Queens, New York cemetery with a widower who is putting flowers on his deceased wife's grave. After establishing a modest rapport, Mary reveals to the bemused man that she had come to the graveyard specifically looking for a lonely widower, inasmuch as a friend of hers had found two husbands in a cemetery. "A Christmas Memory": As Christmastime approaches... Written by Richard <ccbaxter@webtv.net>

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Drama | Romance

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6 November 1969 (USA)  »

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Truman Capote's Trilogy  »

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Production on the segment "A Christmas Memory" was nearly cancelled when Geraldine Page's commitment to appear in a Broadway play threatened to coincide with the shooting schedule. The play was a flop and ran for only ten performances, closing only three days before shooting commenced in Snowdoun, Alabama. See more »

Goofs

Although set during the Depression, a Dr Pepper sign is painted across the front of a general store. The product was spelled Dr. Pepper (with a period) until the 1950's redesign. See more »

Quotes

Ivor Belli: I'm the kind of guy who never walks when he can stand and never stands when he can sit.
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Edited from ABC Stage 67: A Christmas Memory (1966) See more »

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For My Sake
Music by Meyer Kupferman
Lyrics by Eleanor Perry
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An outstanding holiday story of the heart
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There is little I can add to the already wonderful comments, except to point out to individuals that there is another Geraldine Page portrayal of "Sook". The little known Thanksgiving Visitor, lies forgotten in ABC's film vault. This film, producted in 1967, was just as carefully produced & narrated by Truman Capote, as the previous year's "A Christmas Memory"(1966). I certainly wish public awareness & demand could convince ABC to commit both of these to DVD/Video.What great holiday viewing fare would both of these be!!


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