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A Son's Promise

Overview

The promise made by 15-year-old Georgia boy Ricky Schroder is to his dying mother Veronica Cartwright. Schroder vows that he'll keep his parentless family--all seven brothers--together, no matter what. He keeps his word, through starvation, deprivation and natural disaster. It says in the ads that the made-for-TV A Son's Promise was based on a true story. Real or fabricated, the film offers a good workout for your tear-ducts, even when lapsing into the Obvious.
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Overview

The promise made by 15-year-old Georgia boy Ricky Schroder is to his dying mother Veronica Cartwright. Schroder vows that he'll keep his parentless family--all seven brothers--together, no matter what. He keeps his word, through starvation, deprivation and natural disaster. It says in the ads that the made-for-TV A Son's Promise was based on a true story. Real or fabricated, the film offers a good workout for your tear-ducts, even when lapsing into the Obvious.
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Special Features

Digitally mastered; Interactive menus; Scene index
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/7/2004
  • UPC: 096009233297
  • Original Release: 1990
  • Rating:

  • Source: Platinum Disc
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:37:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 39,227

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rick Schroder Terry O'Kelly
Donald Moffat Paw Paw
Veronica Cartwright Dorothy Donaldson
Stephen Dorff
Andrew Lowery Tommy O'Kelley
Boyd Gaines Dan Weston
David Andrews Wayne O'Kelley
Dan Biggers Judge Pettus
Grayson Fricke Jason O'Kelly
Bob Hannah Doug Barron
Joe Inscoe Tom Donaldson
Edith Ivey Luella
Danny Nelson Judge McLauren
Jim Peck Brantley Kincaid
Linda Pierce Judy O'Kelly
Andy Stahl Principal
Ken Strong Lee Reynolds
Benji Wilhoite Brett Pauly
Trey Yearwood Jeff O'Kelly
Pamela Garmon Sarah Hall
Technical Credits
John Korty Director
Rondi Davis Costumes/Costume Designer
Corky Ehlers Editor
Linda Pearl Production Designer
J.A.C. Redford Score Composer
Kees Van Oostrum Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Eviction [8:30]
2. Stayin' Together [9:05]
3. Heavy Load [6:03]
4. Father's Duties [7:00]
5. Wound Up Tight [8:24]
6. The Seven Dwarves [6:55]
7. Mail Call [8:38]
8. Last Paycheck [7:05]
9. Breaking Ground [9:24]
10. Hot-Headed Kid [6:34]
11. Cookies & Ice Cream [6:13]
12. Full Custody [10:42]
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Side #1 --
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