The Lady from Yesterday

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The Lady from Yesterday
The Lady from Yesterday DVD.jpg
Genre Drama
Written by Tim Maschler
Ken Pettus
Directed by Robert Day
Starring Wayne Rogers
Bonnie Bedelia
Music by Mark Snow
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Barry J. Weitz
Producer(s) William J. Hole Jr.
Cinematography R. Michael Stringer
Editor(s) Ira Heymann
Running time 120 min.
Production company(s) Comworld Productions
Hearst Entertainment Productions
Houston Lady Productions
Distributor CBS
Original network CBS
Original release May 14, 1985

The Lady from Yesterday is a 1985 American made-for-television drama film directed by Robert Day and starring Wayne Rogers and Bonnie Bedelia.[1][2][3][4]


A man who has a wife and two daughters has everything he ever wanted: money, power and a great career. But then one day, his life turned upside down when a woman he had an affair with and has never seen since his army days in Vietnam showed up. She called him and asked him to caretake her son due to the fact that she is dying. Now he's risking & fighting for everything just to convince his current family & boss to take him in.



  1. ^ Devine, Jeremy M. Vietnam at 24 Frames a Second: A Critical and Thematic Analysis of Over 400 Films about the Vietnam War. University of Texas Press, 1999. ISBN 029271601X.
  2. ^ O'Connor, John J. (May 14, 1985). "TV reviews: 'The Lady from Yesterday' to be broadcast on CBS". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 November 2015.
  3. ^ Scott, Tony (May 22, 1985). "The Lady from Yesterday". Variety (319). p. 59, 66.
  4. ^ Anderson, Jon (May 14, 1985). "‘Lady from Yesterday’ is rescued by its cast". Chicago Tribune: Tempo. p. 5.

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