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 Season 38 (1988-89)
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 38.01 Hallmark Hall of Fame: THE TENTH MAN

* 158th Hallmark presentation
04-Dec-1988
written by Lee Langley
based on the novel "The Tenth Man" by Graham Greene
directed by Jack Gold
director of photography, Alan Hume
produced by David A. Rosemont & William Hill
executive producers Norman Rosemont & William Self
starring
Anthony Hopkins as Jean Louis Chavel
Kristin Scott Thomas as Therese
Derek Jacobi as Imposter
Cyril Cusack as Priest
Brenda Bruce as Madame Mangeot
Timothy Watson as Mangeot
Paul Rogers as Breton
Peter Jonfield as Roche
with
Geoffrey Bayldon as Elderly clerk
Michael Attwell as Krogh
Jim Carter as Pierre
Robert Morgan as German officer
Patrice Valota as Voisin
John Bennett as Jules
Alan Rossett as Prisoner no. 3
Guy Matchord as Prisoner no. 4
Francois Lalande as Prisoner no. 5
Sebastien Floche as Man Concierge
Eva Schmidt as Secretary
Summary:
Jean Louis Chavel, a well-to-do lawyer in Nazi-occupied France, is arbitrarily

arrested and sent to prison. Once there, he is randomly selected for execution in

retaliation for Resistance activities. Desperate to avoid the firing squad, Chavel

offers all his possessions--including a chateau--to any prisoner who'll take his place.

One man agrees, a sickly man named Michel, who wills Chavel's estate to his heirs.

After the war, Chavel returns to his former home, now inhabited by Michel's mother

and embittered sister Therese. Using an alias, Chavel hires on as a gardener and

 winds up falling for Therese. As their uneasy relationship develops,

a mysterious man visits, claiming to be Jean Louis Chavel.

Ep 38.02 Hallmark Hall of Fame: HOME FIRES BURNING

* 160th Hallmark presentation
29-Jan-1989
written by Robert Inman
based upon the novel by Robert Inman
director of photography, Steve Yaconelli
produced & directed by Glenn Jordan
executive producer Marian Rees
starring
Barnard Hughes as Jake Tibbetts
Sada Thompson as Pastine
Robert Prosky as Rosh Benefield
Bill Pullman as Henry Tibbetts
Elizabeth Berridge as Francine Tibbetts
Neil Patrick Harris as Lonnie
Brad Sullivan as Fog Martin
William Duell as Whit Hennessy
with
Dan Biggers as Tunstall Renfroe
Warde Butler as Biscuit Brunson
Wallace Wilkinson as Hilton Redlinger
Ric Reitz as Lt. Whalen
Tom Even as Ollie Whittle
Kyle Chandler as Billy Benefield
Monica Achilles as Alsatia Renfroe
Edith Ivey as Jailer
Ray Johnson as Minister
Bob Penny as Bystander
Jere Ronveaux as Em Nesbitt
Mary Doster as Marvel Renfroe
Summary:
A series of seriocomic vignettes linked to the impact of World War II on a proud

family and its town. Set in a southern hamlet between July 1944 and July 1945, the story

revolves around the family's patriarch, Jake Tibbetts, the feisty publisher of the local

newspaper, Jake's compassionate yet spirited wife, Pastine, their sensitive teenage

grandson Lonnie, and Francine Tibbetts, the wife of Jake and Pastine's estranged son,

who appears suddenly one hot summer day, unannounced, alone--and very pregnant.

Ep 38.03 Hallmark Hall of Fame: MY NAME IS BILL W.

* 161st Hallmark presentation
30-Apr-1989
written by William G. Borchert
produced & directed by Daniel Petrie
director of photography, Neil Roach
executive producers Peter K. Duchow & James Garner
starring
James Woods as Bill Wilson
Jobeth Williams as Lois Wilson
James Garner as Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith aka Dr. Bob
Gary Sinise as Ebb, Bill's best friend
George Coe as Frank Shaw
Robert Harper as Dr. Jeremy Partlin
Ray Reinhardt as Silkworth
Fritz Weaver as Dr. Burnham
Rick Warner as Bill Dotson
Joe Inscoe as Fred
Susan Duchow as Adele Gentry
Rich Valliere as Charley
Mark Joy as Guy Kolb
with
Bill Aylward as Controller
Richard Travis as Stockquoter
Mike McBlair as Mayflower Clerk
Wally Doyle as Mayflower Bartender
Norman Aronovic as Hospital Attendant
Bruce Morrow as Chief Engineer
Catherine Shaffner as Head Nurse
Celia Clark as Nurse
Greg Babers as Soldier #1
Walter Borchert as Soldier #2
Daniel Moore as Soldier #3
Jim Scopeletis as Pete
Jack Garner as Zack
William Borchert as Wade
Max Maxwell as Casey
Rick Marshall as Artie
Belle Doughty as Ellen
Bev Appleton as Hank
David Frisinger as Shorty
Bill Sullivan as Michael
Meredith Strange Boston as Dorothy Strong
John Bedila as Leonard Strong
Margo Tully as Henrietta Seiberling
Helen Carey as Anne Smith
Joseph McCartney as Customer
Chris Bass Randolph as Norene
Summary:
The story of the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous. Bill Wilson, a good-time

Charlie who returns home from World War I with a drinking problem, embarks

on a Wall Street career, but jeopardizes his success with binges that become more

and more frequent. When the stock market crashes in 1929, Wilson plunges into

an alcoholic abyss that sorely tests his marriage and leaves him consumed with

guilt and depression. Bill is powerless in his battle with the bottle until a spiritual

experience in a detox ward and a friendship struck with a boozing surgeon i

instill in him new hope and purpose
** Note Based on personal interviews and various publications

about the life of Bill Wilson and the formation of Alcoholics Anonymous.


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