CTVA US Anthology - "Hallmark Hall of Fame" Season 36 (1986-87)

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 Season 36 (1986-87)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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Ep 36.01 Hallmark Hall of Fame: PROMISE

*150th Hallmark presentation
14-Dec-1986
written by Richard Friedenberg
story by Kenneth Blackwell & Tennyson Flowers & Richard Friedenberg
director of photography, Gayne Rescher
produced & directed by Glenn Jordan
executive producers Peter K. Duchow & James Garner
starring
James Garner as Bob
James Woods as DJ
Piper Laurie as Annie
Peter Michael Goetz as Stuart
Michael Alldredge as Gibb
Alan Rosenberg as Dr. Pressman
Mary Marsh as Mrs. Post
Barbara Lee Alexander as Joan
Steven M. Gagnon as Michael
with
Raissa Fleming as Lonnie
Art Burke as Dr. Wexler
Bob Griggs as Minister
Janet Baumhover as Mrs. Green
Charles W. Bernard as Mr. Allison
Claretta Mariana as Beth
Virginia Settle as Mrs. Burden
Diana Van Arnam as Netta
Summary:
A feckless bachelor (Bob) who promised his mother that at her death he would

care for his schizophrenic younger brother (D.J.), becomes apprehensive when

the time comes. Facing up to his responsibility, Bob tries his best, but his set

ways and D.J.'s erratic behavior mix like oil and vinegar. Giving his promise one

last shot, Bob takes D.J. on a fishing trip to the secluded lake where they vacationed

as children. Here, the rush of memories transforms both men.

Ep 36.02 Hallmark Hall of Fame: ROOM UPSTAIRS

* 151st Hallmark presentation
31-Jan-1987
written by Steve Lawson
director of photography, Ron Hagen
directed by Stuart Margolin
produced by Robert Huddleston
executive producer, Marian Rees
starring
Stockard Channing as Leah Lazenby
Sam Waterston as Travis Coles
Linda Hunt as Mrs. Sanders
Joan Allen as Ellie
Clancy Brown as Kevin
Devoreaux White as Jack
James Handy as Frank
Sarah Jessica Parker as Mandy
Jerry O'Connell as Carl
Renee Estevez as Susan
Denice Kumagai as Deena
Johnny D'Agostino as Micky
Summary:
After the death of her parents, Leah Lazenby, a Boston teacher of learning-impaired

young people, seeks to supplement her modest income by turning the family

homestead into a boarding house. She makes the parlor her living quarters and

rents rooms to six tenants, who include a gentle classical cellist. Although Leah has

"a way with the wayward" in her work, at home she's strictly a loner. Gradually however,

professional and personal crises draw her out of her shell and awaken her

to the lives of her boarders.

Ep 36.03 Hallmark Hall of Fame: PACK OF LIES
26-Apr-1987
written by Ralph Gallup
based on the play by Hugh Whitemore
director of photography, Kenneth Macmillan
directed by Anthony Page
produced by Robert Halmi
executive producer, Robert Halmi, Jr.
starring
Ellen Burstyn as Barbara Jackson
Alan Bates as Stewart
Teri Garr as Helen Schaefer
Daniel Benzali as Peter Schaefer
Sammi Davis as Julie Jackson
Ronald Hines as Bob Jackson
Clive Swift as Ellis
Peter Schofield as Powell
David Corti as Malcolm
with
Margot Leicester as Thelma
Jackie Downey as Sally
Peter Hughes as Club Manager
Bruce Morrison as Club Waiter
Tim Barker as Telephone Man
Alan Renwick as Vegetable Truck Man
Terry John as Police Gas Man
Summary:
Fact-based drama about a middle-class homemaker who becomes

involved in a 1961 espionage investigation in her suburban London backyard.

A straightforward yet reserved British subject (Barbara), sharing a quiet life with

her loving husband and their teen-age daughter, is visited out of the blue by an

intelligence agent who cites national security and sets up shop in the couple's

bedroom to watch for a 'suspicious character' seen in the vicinity. But the agent

is really after the family's neighbors, one of which is Barbara's very dear friend.

As the intrigue intensifies, Barbara undergoes a crisis of conscience that tests her

loyalties, her confidences, and her sense of ethics.

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