The Loneliest Runner

The Loneliest Runner
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Lance Kerwin Actor John Curtis--as a Youth 1 1000001
Brian Keith Actor Arnold Curtis 1 1000002
DeAnn Mears Actor Alice Curtis 1 1000003
Melissa Anderson Actor Nancy Rizzi 1 1000004
Rafer Johnson Actor Himself 1 1000005
Michael Landon Actor John Curtis--as an Adult 1 1000006
Randy Faustino Actor Tony 1 1000007
Dermott Downs Actor Donnie 1 1000008
Walker Edmiston Actor Doctor Claymer 1 1000009
Herb Vigran Actor Security Guard 1 1000010
Cliff Bellow Actor George Sanders 1 1000011
Neil Russell Actor Fred Dawkins 1 1000012
Robert Hackman Actor Mr Rizzu 1 1000013
Barbara Collentine Actor Miss King 1 1000014
Hank Stohl Actor Assistant Director 1 1000015
Mona Bruns Actor Cashier 1 1000016
Bill Dearth Actor Policeman 1 1000017
Michael Landon Director n/a 2 2000001
Michael Landon Producer n/a 3 3000001
Kent McCray Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Michael Landon Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Ted Voigtlander Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
John Loeffler Editor n/a 172 7000001
David Rose Music n/a 120781 8000001
Walter Jefferies Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Synopsis
A teenage loner who happens to be a gifted athlete must cope with personal shame and the angry accusations of his parents, especially his demanding mother, over his chronic bed-wetting, although his shame ironically results in his eventually becoming an Olympic gold-medalist runner. Michael Landon based this story on his own teenage experiences. Photographer Ted Voigtlander and editor John Loeffler each received an Emmy nomination.
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