A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story


2h 1989

Brief Synopsis

The pleas of a Torrington, Connecticut, woman for police protection against her physically abusive, estranged husband are ignored. Permanently disfigured, she finally fights back with a lawsuit that results in reforms in police training and responsiveness to domestic violence. Based on a true story.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cry For Help: The Tracey Thurman Story, Tracy Thurman Story, The, Under the Law: The Tracey Thurman Story
Release Date
1989
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

The pleas of a Torrington, Connecticut, woman for police protection against her physically abusive, estranged husband are ignored. Permanently disfigured, she finally fights back with a lawsuit that results in reforms in police training and responsiveness to domestic violence. Based on a true story.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cry For Help: The Tracey Thurman Story, Tracy Thurman Story, The, Under the Law: The Tracey Thurman Story
Release Date
1989
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States October 2, 1989

Previous title: "Under the Law: The Tracey Thurman Story."

Completed shooting July 1989.