White Mama


2h 1980

Brief Synopsis

Bette Davis was Emmy Award-nominated for her performance of a penniless widow who refuses to go on welfare and takes in a streetwise Black teenager as a foster child to earn money to survive. The script was written especially for her by first-time screenwriter Robert C.S. Downs.

Film Details

Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Bette Davis was Emmy Award-nominated for her performance of a penniless widow who refuses to go on welfare and takes in a streetwise Black teenager as a foster child to earn money to survive. The script was written especially for her by first-time screenwriter Robert C.S. Downs.

Film Details

Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Aired in United States March 5, 1980