The Secret

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1992
  • Running time: 91 min
The Secret is 1992 television film aired on television on 19 April 1992 about a grandfather and his grandson who both struggle with dyslexia. Filmed in Nova Scotia, the film stars Kirk Douglas as the owner of a store who has difficulty with reading... read more

The Secret is 1992 television film aired on television on 19 April 1992 about a grandfather and his grandson who both struggle with dyslexia. Filmed in Nova Scotia, the film stars Kirk Douglas as the owner of a store who has difficulty with reading and writing, a fact which he hides from everyone. This changes when he realizes his grandson, Danny suffers from the same difficulties.

Original Release

04/19/1992

Cast

Kirk Douglas Grandpa Mike Dunmore
Bruce Boxleitner Patrick Dunmore
Brock Peters Thurgood 'Uncle T.' Carver III
Laura Harrington Meredith Dunmore
Jesse R. Tendler Grandson Danny Dunmore
Anne Twomey Dr. Meyers
Kathleen McNenny Mrs. Norell
Stanley Anderson Pete (Voter)
Skipp Sudduth Jack (Voter)
John Christopher Jones Link
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Karen Arthur

Writers

Cynthia A. Cherbak

Cast

Kirk Douglas Grandpa Mike Dunmore
Bruce Boxleitner Patrick Dunmore
Brock Peters Thurgood 'Uncle T.' Carver III
Laura Harrington Meredith Dunmore
Jesse R. Tendler Grandson Danny Dunmore
Anne Twomey Dr. Meyers
Kathleen McNenny Mrs. Norell
Stanley Anderson Pete (Voter)
Skipp Sudduth Jack (Voter)
John Christopher Jones Link
Richard Paul Cockayne Billy
Richard Donat Shane
Jeremy Akerman Benson
Linda Watters Receptionist
Patrizia Quas Waitress (as Pat Quas)
Evelyn Garbary Millie
Keith Brava Trainman
Bentley Himself

Producers

Editors

Kathleen Korth

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