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Brother's Promise, A: The Dan Jansen Story

Brother's Promise, A: The Dan Jansen Story

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Wednesday, February 14, 1996 8.4 14 3
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  • Season: 1995-96
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Biography, Family Drama, Sports, True Story

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Plot Synopsis

In 1988, Olympic Speed Skater Dan Jansen is so grief stricken over the death of his beloved sister Jane, from leukemia, that he fails to win a medal. With the loving support of his close knit family and a growing relationship with a sympathetic girlfriend he is able to overcome his devastation and resume his training. In 1994 he ultimately wins a gold medal, accomplishing a life long dream and fulfilling the promise he made to his dying sister.


Production Company:

  • Daniel Blatt Prods., Warner TV

Production Type:

  • Independent
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