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Lily Dale (1996)

PG | | Drama | TV Movie 9 June 1996
The story takes place in 1910, Texas. 19-year-old Horace Robedaux

Director:

Peter Masterson

Writers:

Horton Foote (screenplay), Horton Foote (play)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mary Stuart Masterson ... Lily Dale
Sam Shepard ... Pete Davenport
Stockard Channing ... Corella
Tim Guinee ... Horace Robedaux
John Slattery ... Will Kidder
Jean Stapleton ... Mrs. Coons
Sean Hennigan ... Card Player
Chamblee Ferguson ... Drummer
Elbert Lewis Elbert Lewis ... Vegetable Vendor
Johnathan Bren Johnathan Bren ... Trio Singer
Brent Anderson ... Trio Singer
Mark Walters Mark Walters ... Uncle Albert
Angee Hughes Angee Hughes ... Mrs. Westheimer
John Hussey ... Mr. Westheimer
Horton Foote ... Old Horace (voice)
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The story takes place in 1910, texas. 19-year-old Horace Robedaux is invited by his mother (Corella Davenport) to visit her and his little sister (Lily Dale) in Houston. Horace's father died of alcoholism when he was 12 and Corella has been married to a railroad worker (Pete Davenport) for seven years. Pete let Corella bring along Lily Dale but refused to accept Horrace. Tension built up between Pete and Horace as Pete's trip to Atlanta cut short and Horace was seriously ill when he got there. Written by Pak Cham <polpchm@vt.edu>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Ew-thats all I can say
24 August 1999 | by CapnKeatSee all my reviews

Lily Dale was an unimaginative and plotless waste of film. There was no character or plot development. We knew the whole lame story from the first few scenes on the train. If you are thinking of renting or buy Lily Dale I suggest you forget it-don't waste your hard earned money on this flop.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 June 1996 (USA) See more »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Lily Dale (#45.4) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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