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The Ann Jillian Story (1988)

Not Rated | | Biography | TV Movie 4 January 1988
Ann Jillian finds out she has cancer and the movie shows how she deals with that (the hospital treatments and impact on her life).

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Corey Allen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ann Jillian ... Ann Jillian
Tony Lo Bianco ... Andy Murcia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leighton Bewley Leighton Bewley ... Ben
Diane D'Aquila Diane D'Aquila ... Dr. Francine Caldwell
Thomas Hauff ... Dr. William Edelman
Pam Hyatt Pam Hyatt ... Joyce Selznick
Viveca Lindfors ... Ann's Mother
Kate Lynch
Todd Postlethwaite Todd Postlethwaite ... Director (as Todd Waite)
George Touliatos ... Ann's Father
Ann Turnbull Ann Turnbull
Timothy Webber ... Charlie Austin
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Storyline

This movie is first, a great love story between the Actress Ann Jillian and a Chicago Police Sgt. Andy Murcia. It's a show biz film of the young star rising and the cop who guided her career - and yes, when Ann Jillian got breast cancer. It's about how she beat cancer and went on to stardom. This film is a heartfelt story of a girl born to newly-arrived Lithuanian parents - the film is so inspiring - a must see for lovers, as well as for newcomers in show business. It's a real people picture with a great true story. Written by Marty Vergari

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Biography

Certificate:

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 January 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I Survived See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This movie was good
18 November 2002 | by angelalyn14612See all my reviews

This movie was excellent. It kept me interested in a fantastic, beautiful family who comes together at Ann Jillian's side. This is a beautiful picture of Love, Courage, and Determination! I have had people in my family with cancer and it is a great portrayal of this situation.


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