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The Easter Promise (1975)

In the small Nebraska town where the Mills family lives celebrated actress Constance Payne returns. She's intent on selling the family home and cutting her ties. Instead she is drawn to the young people who teach her about life.

Director:

Paul Bogart

Writers:

Gail Rock (by), Gail Rock (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jason Robards ... Jamie
Mildred Natwick ... Grandma Mills
Lisa Lucas ... Addie Mills
Jean Simmons ... Constance Payne
Elizabeth Wilson ... Mrs. Coyle
Frannie Michel Frannie Michel ... Cora Sue (as Franny Michael)
Lori Rutherford Lori Rutherford ... Linda (as Lori Ann rutherford)
Vicki Schreck Vicki Schreck ... Terry
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In the small Nebraska town where the Mills family lives celebrated actress Constance Payne returns. She's intent on selling the family home and cutting her ties. Instead she is drawn to the young people who teach her about life.

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Plot Keywords:

nebraska | easter | 1940s | small town | See All (4) »

Genres:

Drama | Family

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Addie Mills: You couldn't have been a famous actress if you'd stayed here.
Constance Payne: Mmm. Well, there are other things in life.
Addie Mills: That's what my dad always says.
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Followed by Addie and the King of Hearts (1976) See more »

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Another incredible Addie Mills story.......
12 December 2002 | by bigtommyboySee all my reviews

Wow......These Addie Mills CBS TV specials are so fantastic......I have enjoyed all four of them.......the only one that has never been available on VHS is "Addie and the King of Hearts" which is the Valentine's Day special..........The Easter Promise is so touching and once again Jason Robards shines........this is worth checking out!!!!!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1975 (USA) See more »

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CBS Television Network See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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