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Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (1988)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 26 December 1988
A real-life story about a high school teacher and football coach who is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease but refuses to give in.

Director:

Roy Campanella II

Writer:

Barry Morrow
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pam Dawber ... Lucy Wedemeyer
Michael Nouri ... Charlie Wedemeyer
Bess Meyer
Peter Berg ... Bobby Maker
James Handy ... Charlie's Doctor
Dan Lauria ... Assistant Coach - Defense
Reginald VelJohnson ... Assistant Coach - Special Teams
Noble Willingham ... Ted Simonsen
Stephen Dorff ... Older Kale Wedemeyer
Gracie Harrison Gracie Harrison ... Older Carrie Wedemeyer
Betty Carvalho Betty Carvalho ... Ruth Wedemeyer
Amelia Burnette Amelia Burnette ... Young Carrie
Stephen Sekura Stephen Sekura ... Young Kale
Mark Joy Mark Joy ... Dr. Aronson
Kyle Chandler ... Skinner
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Storyline

A real-life story about a high school teacher and football coach who is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease but refuses to give in.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1988 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Oahu, Hawaii, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

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| (streaming)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The voice of the singer of 'Looking Through The Eyes Of Love' at the tribute party for Charlie is his real life daughter, Carri Wedemeyer, who also has a bit part as a waitress in the film. See more »

Connections

References The Pride of the Yankees (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Looking Through The Eyes Of Love
performed by Carri Wedemeyer
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