The Betty Ford Story

The Betty Ford Story

Director: David Greene Cast: Gena Rowlands, Josef Sommer, Nan Woods

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The Betty Ford Story

Gena Rowlands won an Emmy for her towering portrayal of former first lady Betty Ford. After surviving breast cancer, the feisty Ford earns the love and admiration of the entire country. This makes it all the harder for her to keep private her biggest personal battle -- against alcohol and prescription-drug addiction. Josef Sommer and Nan Woods co-star respectively as Gerald and Susan Ford in this sensitive but candid adaptation of Betty Ford's autobiography The Times of My Life. Made for television, The Betty Ford Story was first telecast on March 3, 1987.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/17/2009
UPC: 0883316221204
Original Release: 1987
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:33:00
Sales rank: 40,411

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gena Rowlands Betty Ford
Josef Sommer Gerald Ford
Nan Woods Susan Ford
Concetta Tomei Jan
Jack Radar Dr. #1
Brian McNamara Steve Ford
Joan McMurtrey Diane
Kenneth Tigar Dr. Lukash
Laura Leigh Hughes Gayle Ford
Daniel McDonald Mike Ford
Bradley Whitford Jack Ford
Michael Greene Head Usher
Stanley Grover Alexander Haig
Peter Jason Counselor
Don Stewart Aide #1
Richard Kuss Will
Ellen Blake Sandra
Sheila Kelley Charlotte
Eric Menyuk Jake
Patricia Allison Woman #1
Frank Birney Benji
John David Conti Pete Abbruzzese
Michael Flanagan Dr. Fouty
John Hostetter News Director
Charles Howerton Man #1
Grant Loud Limo Driver
Muriel Minot Reporter #1
Richardson Morse Doctor
Annie O'Donnell Woman
Ben Rawnsley Bob Hartman
Toni Sawyer Reporter #3
Sierra Pecheur Pat Benedict

Technical Credits
David Greene Director
Ernie Bishop Set Decoration/Design
Dennis Dalzell Cinematographer
Hal Galli Production Manager
Phyllis Huffman Casting
Robert A. Papazian Executive Producer
Bill Ross Art Director
Artur Rubinstein Score Composer
Parkie Singh Editor
Christina Smith Makeup
David L. Wolper Executive Producer
Mark Wolper Producer

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