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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

My Sweet Charlie (1970, TV Movie)


An unmarried pregnant Southern girl, Marlene, (Patty Duke) has run away from home and has taken refuge at an abandon house on the Texas Coast. While dwelling, a black lawyer, Charles (Al Freeman Jr.), who has killed a white man in self-defense and is on the run, has decided to hide in the same abandoned house. Brought together by fate, the two dwellers realize their differences are not so different and an unlikely friends occurs. However, they can not run from their troubled past and the two have to face their truths. Based on the novel by David Westheimer.


Hal said...

A landmark made for TV film that received some theatrical showings after the highly rated premiere in January 1970. Al Freeman Jr. was never better.

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