The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened

The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Jimmie Walker Actor Morris Bird III 1 1000001
James Earl Jones Actor Morris Bird Jr 1 1000002
Debbie Allen Actor Julie Sutton 1 1000003
Tamu Actor Sandra Bird 1 1000004
Valerie Curtin Actor Miss Goldfarb 1 1000005
Kevin Hooks Actor Hoover Sissle 1 1000006
Sorrell Booke Actor Samuelson 1 1000007
William Traylor Actor Coach 1 1000008
Darrell Zwerling Actor Dr Brimson 1 1000009
Sam Laws Actor Horton 1 1000010
Harry Caesar Actor Bonner 1 1000011
Saundra Sharp Actor Aunt Edythe 1 1000012
David Rini Actor n/a 1 1000013
Kathy O'Dare Actor n/a 1 1000014
Hilda Haynes Actor n/a 1 1000015
Royce Wallace Actor n/a 1 1000016
Steve Doubet Actor n/a 1 1000019
Anson Downes Actor n/a 1 1000020
Daniel Tamm Actor n/a 1 1000021
Brian Kerwin Actor n/a 1 1000022
Ned Gill Actor n/a 1 1000023
Betty Aberlin Actor n/a 1 1000024
Kathryn Jackson Actor n/a 1 1000025
Murray Rubin Actor n/a 1 1000026
Amy Joyce Actor n/a 1 1000027
Abigail Shelton Actor n/a 1 1000028
Robert Reese Actor n/a 1 1000029
David Tyre Actor n/a 1 1000030
Gilbert Moses Director n/a 2 2000001
Chuck Fries Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Malcolm Stuart Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Herbert Hirschman Producer n/a 3 3000003
Tony Ganz Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Peter S Beagle Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Donald Robertson Source Material (from novel) n/a 120793 4000002
Joseph M Wilcots Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
David H Newhouse Editor n/a 172 7000001
David Shire Music n/a 120781 8000001
Bill Ross Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Synopsis
In the 1950s a teenage athlete learns that he has leukemia, and his winning spirit is threatened as he faces a major basketball tournament just before Christmas, while his dad's struggle to maintain his own self-respect often blinds him to his son's emotional needs.