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The Original Wives Club 

The lives of the astronaut wives during their NASA years and beyond - through speaking engagements and fashion shows, alcoholism and divorce.

Director:

Sally Field
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Hanks ... Himself - Host
Jo Anderson ... Pat White
David Andrews ... Frank Borman
Katie Austin Katie Austin ... Susan Lovell
Robert Catrini ... Reporter #48
Wendy Crewson ... Faye Stafford
Ann Cusack ... Jan Armstrong
Tim Daly ... Jim Lovell
J. Downing ... Charlie Duke
Sally Field ... Trudy Cooper
R. Keith Harris ... Charlie (as Keith Harris)
Jim Helsinger Jim Helsinger ... PAO
John Michael Higgins ... Master of Ceremonies
Kristie Horton Kristie Horton ... Barbara Lovell
Key Howard Key Howard ... Reporter #1
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The lives of the astronaut wives during their NASA years and beyond - through speaking engagements and fashion shows, alcoholism and divorce.

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Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 1998 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In this miniseries, Elizabeth Perkins plays the wife of astronaut Jim Lovell, and Tom Hanks plays Jim Lovell in the movie Apollo 13. Perkins and Hanks were love interests in the movie Big. Hanks' real-life spouse, Rita Wilson, plays Frank Borman's wife Susan in the miniseries. See more »

Goofs

The Public Affairs Officer commenting on the launch calls out 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, zero, ignition. However the Saturn V ignition sequence begins at T-8.9 seconds, leading up to liftoff when the count reaches zero. See more »

Alternate Versions

Warner Brothers remastered the entire miniseries for re-release in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It was enhanced to improve picture and sound quality, more saturated, and completely true widescreen. This new version was released both in Blu-Ray format and for streaming services. See more »

Connections

References A Summer Place (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Boys
Performed by The Shirelles
Written by Luther Dixon (as Luthor Dixon) and Wes Farrell
Courtesy of Highland Music, Inc., by arrangement with the Rhino Entertainment Company
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