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The Country Girl (1974)

Frank Elgin's career in the theater is all washed up - but his friend Bernie thinks he can make a comeback, as long as his wife Georgie doesn't interfere.

Director:

Paul Bogart

Writers:

Sidney Carroll (adaptation), Clifford Odets (play)
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Cast

Credited cast:
George Grizzard ... Bernie Dodd
Larry Haines Larry Haines ... Phil Cook
Shirley Knight ... Georgie Elgin
John Lithgow ... Paul Unger
Christopher Murney ... Larry
Lisa Pelikan ... Nancy
Jason Robards ... Frank Elgin
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Frank Elgin's career in the theater is all washed up - but his friend Bernie thinks he can make a comeback, as long as his wife Georgie doesn't interfere.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Country Girl (#23.3) See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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good televison remake
24 November 2002 | by mpgmpg123See all my reviews

This is a good television remake of the play and movie. It was done by the Hallmark Hall of Fame and features a good performance by George Grizzard in the William Holden role as the director. It also features, of course, outstanding performances by Jason Robards and Shirley Knight, in the roles Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly played in the film. Robards is perhaps more vulnerable in his role, manipulative but less so than Crosby. Knight is excellent as always appearing more care worn and genuinely exhausted from her marriage to the alcoholic character played by Robards. All in all, an excellent remake of an excellent film with comparable performances.


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