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Love's Unfolding Dream (2007)

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Belinda Tyler struggles to choose between her career aspirations as a doctor and her feelings for a New York lawyer who wants a traditional wife.

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Harvey Frost

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Michael Landon Jr. (teleplay), Cindy Kelley (teleplay) (as Cynthia Kelley) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Erin Cottrell ... Missie LaHaye
Scout Taylor-Compton ... Belinda Tyler
Dale Midkiff ... Clark Davis
Robert Pine ... Dr. Micah Jackson
Victor Browne ... Sheriff Zach Tyler
Samantha Smith ... Marty Davis
Patrick Levis Patrick Levis ... Drew Simpson
Nancy Linehan Charles ... Virginia Stafford-Smith
Richard Herd ... Windsor
Paul Ganus ... Charles Kent
Lori Rom ... Sadie Kent
J.C. Brandy ... Caroline (as Justine Brandy)
John Prosky ... George
Tahmus Rounds ... Jonas Barnes
Timmy Deters ... Caleb Kent
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Storyline

Centers on Missy's adopted daughter Belinda Tyler as she follows her dream. Belinda wants to be a doctor, but this time period does not look kindly on women with careers, especially one in the medical field. But Belinda is a strong-minded woman and deeply wants a career as a doctor. She manages to prove her abilities while assisting the local doctor and caring for an old woman who recently experienced a stroke. Belinda nurses her back to health and helps her regain the use of her arm again. Belinda also meets the nephew of their deceased neighbor. Drew comes to town to get his uncle's farm in shape to sell. After that he intends on returning to New York to join his father's law practice. He has no desire to stay in this small, unsophisticated town. But after meeting Belinda he has second thoughts. Belinda also feels something for Drew, but she is conflicted because she wants to be a doctor. Even though the norm of the time is for a woman to get married and have children, Belinda wants... Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Family | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 2007 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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If Charles and Sadie Kent's house looks familiar, it's because it was the medical clinic in Dr. Quinn Medicine Women. See more »

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Follows Love's Abiding Joy (2006) See more »

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Good series with annoying anachronisms!
16 September 2018 | by eb999See all my reviews

I've watched all the Love's...., Janette Oak based films and enjoyed them all. But..., It drives me crazy to see a supposed 35 year old widow - Missy - with long flowing locks running down her back. If she is like real women from that time, she should have tightly arranged hair - usually a single bun. Why can't American film makers get these things right? The British do it, so I find myself looking at the latter's shows much more often. Also, why do all the leads have to be beautiful or exceptionally handsome! Again, the British frequently have wonderful actors who have interesting looks, but could never be called beautiful or handsome.

In this series, my favorite was the first, Love Comes Softly, and here it seemed that the era was better captured without ridiculously coiffed or dressed actors. In this one, even the Belinda character seems out of the time. I did reluctantly rate this a seven, because I enjoyed the plot and thought the actors were fine, but I would have given it a 2 or 3 if it was being rated for historical accuracy.


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