The Tenth Month

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The Tenth Month
Genre Drama
Based on The Tenth Month
by Laura Z. Hobson
Written by Joan Tewkesbury
Directed by Joan Tewkesbury
Starring Carol Burnett
Keith Michell
Dina Merrill
Melissa Converse
Cristina Raines
Richard Venture
Music by Peter Matz
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Ray Aghayan
Producer(s) Joe Hamilton
Tom Egan (supervising producer)
Robert Wright (associate producer)
Cinematography Charles Rosher Jr.
Editor(s) David Ramirez
Running time 122 minutes
Production company(s) The Tenth Month Co.
Distributor CBS
Original network CBS
Original release
  • September 16, 1979 (1979-09-16)

The Tenth Month is a 1979 American made-for-TV-movie based on the 1970 novel of the same name by Laura Z. Hobson.[1] The movie was directed by Joan Tewkesbury and starred Carol Burnett, Keith Michell, and Dina Merrill.[2]


An unmarried, middle-aged woman accidentally gets pregenant by an internationally renowned pianist and decides to keep and raise the baby on her own.



The Tenth Month aired on CBS September 16, 1979 and September 15, 1980.[3] The film was releasded on VHS on April 7, 1987.[4]


  1. ^ Hobson, Laura Z. (1970). The Tenth Month (1st ed.). New York City: Simon & Schuster. ASIN B000NRYIXA. 
  2. ^ "The Tenth Month". Turner Classic Movies. Atlanta: Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner. Retrieved October 11, 2016. 
  3. ^ People Magazine Staff (September 15, 1980). "Picks and Pans Review: The Tenth Month". People. United States: Time Inc. Retrieved October 11, 2016. 
  4. ^ "The Tenth Month". United States: Ligtning Video. 1987. ASIN 630225020X. 

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