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Johnny Belinda

Johnny Belinda

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Tuesday, October 19, 1982 14.8 23 N/A
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  • Season: 1982-83
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Love Story, Rape/Molestation
  • Based On: Johnny Belinda (Play) written by Elmer Harris
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the 1940 play by Elmer Harris. A VISTA volenteer working in an impoverished rural community begins working with a young woman thought to be retarded. When he discovers she is only deaf he begins to expand her horizons. They soon become romantically involved but their happiness is soon shattered when she is brutally raped by the town hood.


Production Company:

  • Stonehenge, Lorimar TV
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