When Every Day Was the Fourth of July


2h 1978

Brief Synopsis

Fictionalized from events during producer/director/writer Dan Curtis' boyhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the 1930s, this sentimental drama tells of a local attorney who succumbs to the pleas of his nine-year-old daughter and agrees to defend on homicide charges a mute handyman the girl has befri

Film Details

Release Date
1978
Production Company
NBC Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Fictionalized from events during producer/director/writer Dan Curtis' boyhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the 1930s, this sentimental drama tells of a local attorney who succumbs to the pleas of his nine-year-old daughter and agrees to defend on homicide charges a mute handyman the girl has befriended, thought to be the town "weirdo" after being shell-shocked during World War I. A sequel, "The Long Days of Summer," followed two years later.

Film Details

Release Date
1978
Production Company
NBC Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States March 12, 1978