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Splendor in the Grass (1981)

Two teenagers, in love in pre-Depression Kansas, cope with parental pressure and the strict sexual mores of the day.

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John Herzfeld (teleplay), William Inge
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Gilbert ... Wilma Dean 'Deanie' Loomis
Cyril O'Reilly ... Bud Stamper
Ned Beatty ... Ace Stamper
Eva Marie Saint ... Mrs. Loomis
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Ginny Stamper
Todd Elliot Todd Elliot ... Bill Brown
Gail Rice Gail Rice ... Terry Smith
Macon McCalman ... Del Loomis
Richard McKenzie ... Doc Smiley
Jim Youngs ... Alan 'Toots' Tuttle
Nicholas Pryor ... Dr. Judd
Toni Kalem ... Angelina
Graham Jarvis ... Dean Pollard
Doran Clark Doran Clark ... Juanita Howard
K Callan ... Miss Metcalf
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Two teenagers, in love in pre-Depression Kansas, cope with parental pressure and the strict sexual mores of the day.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Esplendor en la hierba See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Besides starring in this made-for-TV remake of the original Splendor in the Grass (1961), Melissa Gilbert has another connection with the original film. She and an actress in the original, Marla Adams, appeared together as daughter and mother, respectively, in The Love Boat: Rocky/Julie's Dilemma/Who's Who? (1978). See more »

Connections

Remake of Splendor in the Grass (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Everybody's Wild About Mabel
Composed by David Amram
Performed by Michelle Pfeiffer
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Great Movie
29 September 2003 | by bw106See all my reviews

I don't care what anyone says this is a great movie. I saw it when I was younger and wish I could see it again, but I can't seem to buy it anywhere as it was made for TV. I think the problem people have with this movie is it isn't the '61 version they grew up with. I can understand that, but don't dump on a movie because it's not the one you grew up with. They're both fantastic movies.


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