Adam

Adam

Director: Michael Tuchner

Cast: Daniel J. Travanti, JoBeth Williams, John Boston

     
 
Adam is the heartbreakingly true story of the disappearance of 6-year-old Adam Walsh (John Boston) at a South Florida shopping mall. Adam's anguished parents John and Reve Walsh (Daniel J. Travanti and JoBeth Williams) turn to the FBI for help in finding their son, only to discover that the federal organization does not involve itself in such cases. As hope for

Overview

Adam is the heartbreakingly true story of the disappearance of 6-year-old Adam Walsh (John Boston) at a South Florida shopping mall. Adam's anguished parents John and Reve Walsh (Daniel J. Travanti and JoBeth Williams) turn to the FBI for help in finding their son, only to discover that the federal organization does not involve itself in such cases. As hope for Adam's return fades, the Walshes begin an organization to aid and comfort other families of missing children. The story does not end happily for Adam or his parents, but as a result of this tragedy, Congress passes the Federal Missing Children Act in 1983. This made-for-TV drama, originally telecast October 10, 1983, was followed by a sequel three years later. The real-life John Walsh later hosted the popular "reality-based" TV series America's Most Wanted.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/20/2011
UPC:
0759731413022
Original Release:
1983
Rating:
NR
Source:
Henstooth Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
1:37:00
Sales rank:
20,228

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Daniel J. Travanti John Walsh
JoBeth Williams Reve Walsh
John Boston Adam Walsh
Martha Scott Gram Walsh
Richard Masur Jay Howell
Paul Regina Joe Walsh
Mason Adams Ray Mellette
Tony Frank Lieutenant Richard Hynds
John M. Jackson Detective Jim Gibbons
Alex Harvey Detective Jack Hoffman
Robert Ginnaven Detective Vincent Corrao
Robin Bradley Julie Patz
Gary Moody Jeff
Terri Gardner Karen
Sharon Menzel Kristin Cole Brown
John Henry Faulk Senator Strom Thurmond
Ann Hamilton Saleswoman #1
Maggie Egan Deena Gross
Jo Perkins Senator Paula Hawkins

Technical Credits
Michael Tuchner Director
Joan Barnett Executive Producer
Corky Ehlers Editor
Mike Fash Cinematographer
Alan Landsburg Executive Producer
Allan Leicht Screenwriter
Linda Otto Producer
Mike Post Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Adam
1. Start [6:46]
2. Adam's Lost [8:08]
3. Cash Reward [9:52]
4. Plea for Help [8:23]
5. Child Find [4:38]
6. Bad News [7:50]
7. Dream Is Over [7:07]
8. 20,000 Letters [9:13]
9. Identification [10:38]
10. Lobbying [7:17]
11. New Life [15:01]
12. End Credits [1:13]

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