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The Ordeal of Bill Carney (1981)

Bill Carney has just been paralyzed from the neck down. He has been taking care of his two sons since his wife left him. Now, when word of his condition reaches her, she wants to take them ... See full summary »

Director:

Jerry London

Writer:

Tom Lazarus
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Crenna ... Mason Rose
Ray Sharkey ... Bill Carney
Betty Buckley ... Barbara Slaner
Ana Alicia ... Lisa Saldonna
Jeremy Licht ... Willie Carney
Vincent Baggetta Vincent Baggetta ... Jack Hollister
Martin Milner ... Peter Belton
C.J. Hincks ... Ellen Carney
David Faustino ... Eddie Carney
Lynette Mettey Lynette Mettey ... Nora Rose
Douglas Dirkson ... Dr. Share
Tony Dow ... Dr. Russell
Allan Rich ... Judge Stanley Mosk
Robert Prosky ... Judge Philip Erbsen
Lora Staley Lora Staley ... Cathy
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Storyline

Bill Carney has just been paralyzed from the neck down. He has been taking care of his two sons since his wife left him. Now, when word of his condition reaches her, she wants to take them away, as she feels that he is unable to care for them. And it appears that the courts agree too. So, his lawyer, also a paraplegic, begins the campaign to take his case before the Supreme Court. Will he win? Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bill Carney megpróbáltatásai See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Comworld Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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