The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does not know that his father is gay and committed to Gary McClain, his life partner of several years.
Director: Lamont Johnson.
Stars: Hal Holbrook, Martin Sheen, Joe Don Baker, Marlyn Mason, Scott Jacoby, Hope Lange, James McEachin, Clarke Gordon, Jan Shepard, Carolyn Bueno, Myron Natwick, Patti MacLeod.
1973 Golden Globes – Winner Best Movie made for TV.
1973 Director’s Guild of America Award – Winner Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television (Lamont Johnson/Jack Terry/G. Warren Smith/Harvey S. Laidman)
Many thanks to “leonnos” @avenidalibertad for sending me a copy of this movie.