Walking Through the Fire (1980)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama  |   Run Time - 143 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Bess Armstrong is the anguished heroine of the made-for-TV Walking Through the Fire. A normal, healthy housewife and mother, Bess' world is shattered when she falls victim to Hodgkin's disease. Not only is her life threatened by this debilitating illness, but also the life of her unborn child. Walking Through a Fire was adapted by Sue Grafton from the autobiography by Laurel Lee. This David Susskind production first aired May 15, 1979.



Hodgkins-Disease, homemaker, mother, pregnancy, danger, child