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Murphy's Romance (25-Dec-1985)

Director: Martin Ritt

Writers: Harriet Frank, Jr.; Irving Ravetch

From novella by: Max Schott

Original Score Composed by: Carole King

Producer: Laura Ziskin

Keywords: Romantic Comedy

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sally Field
6-Nov-1946   Steel Magnolias
James Garner
7-Apr-1928 19-Jul-2014 Jim Rockford on Rockford Files
Corey Haim
23-Dec-1971 10-Mar-2010 The Lost Boys
Brian Kerwin
25-Oct-1949   Murphy's Romance
Carole King
9-Feb-1942   Tapestry
Charles Lane
26-Jan-1905 9-Jul-2007 Grumpy character actor
Peggy McCay
3-Nov-1930   Caroline Brady on Days of Our Lives


Sally Field   ...   Emma Moriarty
James Garner   ...   Murphy Jones
Brian Kerwin   ...   Bobby Jack Moriarty
Corey Haim   ...   Jake Moriarty
Dennis Burkley   ...   Freeman Coverly
Georgann Johnson   ...   Margaret
Dortha Duckworth   ...   Bessie
Michael Prokopuk   ...   Albert
Billy Ray Sharkey   ...   Larry Le Beau
Michael Crabtree   ...   Jim Forrest
Anna Levine   ...   Wanda
Charles Lane   ...   Amos Abbott
Bruce French   ...   Rex Boyd
John C. Becher   ...   Jesse Parker
Henry Slate   ...   Fred Hite
Tom Rankin   ...   Ben
Peggy McCay   ...   Mrs. Willis
Carole King   ...   Tillie
Ted Gehring   ...   Auctioneer
Joshua Ravetch   ...   Henry Bass
C. Ray Cook   ...   Voice at Bingo Game
Eugene Cochran   ...   Jonas
Gene Blakely   ...   Lucien Holt
Sherry Lynn Amorosi   ...   Doris
Patricia Ann Willoughby   ...   Lil
Mike Casper   ...   Hay Trucker
Hugh Burritt   ...   Kid in Car Crash
Michael Friel   ...   Clerk #1
Art Royer   ...   Clerk #2
Marian Gibson   ...   Mrs. Abbott
Irving Ravetch   ...   Customer
Michael Hungerford   ...   Auction Bidder #1
John Higgenbotham   ...   Boy at Barbecue
Drasha Meyer   ...   Ice Cream Lady
Ron Nix   ...   Auction Bidder #2
Johnny Ray Anthony   ...   Auction Bidder #3
Paul E. Pinnt   ...   Auction Bidder #4


Review by anonymous (posted on 3-Feb-2007)

This movie deeply touched my life as I am a survivor of the extremely unfortunate Oklahoma City Bombing, April 19, 1995. The movie was a depiction of my life starting over after all that I owned had been instantly destroyed and I nearly went with it by a mere five minutes. This was a time when nothing else mattered. What's more the songs, music, and score compiled by Ms. Carole King for me goes beyond just merely being in love again on this earth. The songs in the movie, composed by Ms. King, takes me into a spiritual light and the spiritual commitment I made just a few months ago that I'm on a mission of love for the Almighty God Eternal and it's a love for the last time and for all eternity. If those of you who read this message wish to contct me for more on this, please, please, do so and I would love to share with you some heavy thoughts that the movie, Murphy's Romance, ignited in my life. I close with this request, I would be most pleased to get a CD of the soundtrack from Murphy's Romance as at the end of the movie there are songs listed performed by Ms. Carole King that I would love to hear the words. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE if you would help me. Amen. Sincerely, Michael Hinton Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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