Pipe Dreams (1976 film)

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Pipe Dreams
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Directed by Stephen F. Verona
Produced by Stephen F. Verona
Written by Stephen F. Verona
Starring Gladys Knight
Barry Hankerson
Bruce French
Sally Kirkland
Wayne Tippit
Music by Gladys Knight and The Pips
Cinematography Stevan Larner
Edited by Robert Estrin
Distributed by AVCO Embassy Pictures
Release date
  • November 1976 (1976-11)
Running time
89 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Pipe Dreams is a 1976 film starring soul singer Gladys Knight in her acting debut as a woman who attempts to regain the love of her husband played by real-life spouse Barry Hankerson. In this drama, her husband must choose between reuniting with her or giving in to pressure of the local boss, Mike Thompson played by Wayne Tippit. Bruce French, Sally Kirkland and Altovise Davis (wife of Sammy Davis Jr) round out the cast.

Gladys Knight received a Golden Globe nomination for New Star Of The Year (Actress). "So Sad the Song" from Pipe Dreams, The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song (Motion Picture).[1]



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