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Country Gold (1982)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 23 November 1982
An aging country singer becomes irritated with the success of a popular young country singer. However, she is not yet ready to become yesterday's news.

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Gilbert Cates
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Loni Anderson ... Mollie Dean Purcell
Earl Holliman ... Wade Purcell
Linda Hamilton ... Josie Greenwood
Cooper Huckabee ... Reilly Sears
Dennis Dugan ... Darryl Appleby
Lee Richardson ... Sam Vogel
Robert Keith Robert Keith ... Leon
Byron Walls Byron Walls ... Connie
Van Fox Van Fox ... Jack Litman
Ralph Emery ... Vernon Haywood
Dick Kent Dick Kent ... Carlton Delancey
Terri Gardner Terri Gardner ... Beverly Gillis
Gerry House Gerry House ... Dino Del Regno
Vernon Oxford Vernon Oxford ... Joe
Bob Furniss Bob Furniss ... Vet
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An aging country singer becomes irritated with the success of a popular young country singer. However, she is not yet ready to become yesterday's news.

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She's the Queen of Country Music. But a hot new star is out to steal her man, her fans, and her music... Unless she can stop her.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1982 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Josie Greenwood: I'm a singer. You're a picker. We're both pros and I'm not gonna have you ruin my song.
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Connections

Remake of All About Eve (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Yesterday's News
Music by Billy Goldenberg
Lyrics by Harry Shannon
Sung by Lane Brody and Carol Chase
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Country Gold - Based in Reality?
10 April 2007 | by LadyRLRSee all my reviews

I thought that this was an interesting movie. I get the feeling that it is based, at least loosely, on Dolly Parton, but I have never heard anyone say that specifically.

The lead character is a famous blonde country singer who is up for an award. Another singer who is nominated for the same award tries to steal her fame (as well as her husband) by manipulating situations to her advantage.

Loni Anderson and Earl Holiman did a fine job in this movie. I remember seeing this on television some years ago, although I have not seen it recently.


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