Promises in the Dark

Overview

This is a tragic tale of the slow degeneration of a cancer patient that is filled with pathos and sorrow. Buffy Koenig Kathleen Beller is terminally ill with cancer and for the two-hour running time, she goes through several surgical procedures, suffers all the devastating side effects of chemotherapy, and gets unrelentingly worse. Her doctor Marsha Mason has a certain amount of conflict herself, but that is nothing compared to the young patient's distraught parents Ned Beatty and Susan Clark or her ...
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Overview

This is a tragic tale of the slow degeneration of a cancer patient that is filled with pathos and sorrow. Buffy Koenig Kathleen Beller is terminally ill with cancer and for the two-hour running time, she goes through several surgical procedures, suffers all the devastating side effects of chemotherapy, and gets unrelentingly worse. Her doctor Marsha Mason has a certain amount of conflict herself, but that is nothing compared to the young patient's distraught parents Ned Beatty and Susan Clark or her grief-stricken boyfriend Paul Clemens.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/23/2009
  • UPC: 883316127124
  • Original Release: 1979
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  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:57:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 19,998

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marsha Mason Dr. Alexandra Kenda
Kathleen Beller Buffy Koenig
Ned Beatty Bud Koenig
Susan Clark Fran Koenig
Michael Brandon Dr. Jim Sandman
Paul Clemens Gerry Hulin
Donald Moffat Dr. Walter McInerny
Philip Sterling Dr. Frucht
Bonnie Bartlett Nurse Farber
James Noble Dr. Blankenship
Karen Anders Secretary in Bud's Office
Jack Anderson
Alice Beardsley Mrs. Kepos
Fran Bennett Emergency Room Nurse
Robert Doran Alan
Lynn Farrell
Edith Fields Mrs. Gans
Eloise Hardt Woman in Restaurant
Lidia Kristen
Bernie Kuby Tony
Lenora May Sue
Janet Taylor
Peggy McCay Miss Pritikin
Arthur Rosenberg Emergency room doctor
Technical Credits
Jerome Hellman Director, Producer
Walter Scott Herndon Production Designer
Adam Holender Cinematographer
Darin Knight Sound/Sound Designer
Kim Kurumada Asst. Director
Loring Mandel Screenwriter
Leonard Rosenman Score Composer
Ann Roth Costumes/Costume Designer
Sheldon Schrager Executive Producer, Producer
Bob Wyman Editor
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