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There Were Times, Dear (1985)

Bob and Susanne Millard deal with the onset of Bob's Alzheimer's disease.


Nancy Malone


Harry Cauley
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Credited cast:
Shirley Jones ... Susanne Millard
Len Cariou ... Bob Millard
Cindy Eilbacher ... Jenny Reed (as Cynthia Eilbacher)
Dana Elcar ... Don Mason
Alan Haufrect Alan Haufrect ... Doctor Rosen
Ina Balin ... Marsha
Judith Barsi ... Molly Reed
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Conrad Bachmann
Steve Franken ... Harry
Irene Gilbert Irene Gilbert
Norman Lee Harris Norman Lee Harris
Mark Harrison ... Tom Reed
Nancy Malone ... Louise
Greg Morton Greg Morton
John C. Moskoff John C. Moskoff ... (as John Moskoff)


Bob and Susanne Millard deal with the onset of Bob's Alzheimer's disease.

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October 1985 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Left a lasting impression on me
12 June 2004 | by DawnZEJ3See all my reviews

I saw this movie in 1990, when I was training to work in a nursing home. I always think about it. Especially when I heard that Ronald Reagan had Alzheimer's Disease a few years later. Now that President Reagan is gone, I'm thinking about it again.

I had no idea what Alzheimer's Disease was before I saw this movie. After it ended, I was sad and speechless.

The individual with Alzheimer's gets it at a young age (40's)and it all happens so quickly.

It's surprising that they don't show this on T.V. or it's not available to rent. It was really moving. Shirley Jones did an incredible job in this movie.

If it is ever on T.V., please watch it, you won't ever forget it.

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