Wilma (1977)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Docudrama, Sports Drama  |   Release Date - Dec 19, 1977 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Iotis Erlewine

This made-for-TV biographical film chronicles the early life of Olympic gold medalist Wilma Rudolph (Cicely Tyson) as she struggles to overcome a childhood bout of polio and realize her Olympic ambitions.

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sports, disease, gold-medal, handicap, Olympic-Games, polio, stars [celebrities], track [track and field]