Kentucky Woman (film)

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Kentucky Woman
Genre Drama
Written by Walter Doniger
Directed by Walter Doniger
Starring Cheryl Ladd
Ned Beatty
Peter Weller
Theme music composer George Romanis
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Producer(s) Walter Doniger
Cinematography Robert C. Jessup
Editor(s) Robert Watts
Running time 96 min.
Production company(s) 20th Century Fox Television
CBS Entertainment Production
Walter Doniger Productions
Distributor CBS
Release
Original network CBS
Original release January 11, 1983 (1983-01-11)

Kentucky Woman is a 1983 American made-for-television drama film, directed by Walter Doniger, starring Cheryl Ladd, Ned Beatty and Peter Weller. Filmed in Paintsville, Kentucky, and at a coal mine in Martin County, Kentucky at Martin County Coal Corporation, (Massey Energy).

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Maggie Telford (Cheryl Ladd), a poverty-stricken waitress, faces harassment and humiliation when she goes to work as a coal miner to support her small son and ailing coal miner father disabled with black lung disease (Ned Beatty)

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