World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kyle Chandler ...  Jeff Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Sammi Davis ...  Caroline Hailey 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Ken Jenkins ...  Mike Sloan, Sr. 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Mimi Kennedy ...  Ruth Sloan 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Harry O'Reilly ...  Sgt. Charlie Hailey 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Wendy Phillips ...  Anne Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Jessica Steen ...  Linda Metcalf 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Dick Anthony Williams ...  Abe Davis 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Hattie Winston ...  Gloria Davis 42 episodes, 1991-1997
Tammy Lauren ...  Ginger Szabo 41 episodes, 1991-1997
Giuliana Santini Giuliana Santini ...  Gina Sloan 41 episodes, 1991-1997
John Slattery ...  Al Kahn 38 episodes, 1991-1997
Sterling Macer Jr. ...  Cpl. Robert Davis 28 episodes, 1991-1992
David Newsom ...  Lt. Hank Metcalf 24 episodes, 1991-1992
Kelly Rutherford ...  Judy Owen 22 episodes, 1992-1997
John DiSanti ...  Sam Schenkkan 20 episodes, 1991-1993
Montrose Hagins ...  Grandmother Davis 20 episodes, 1991-1993
Alexandra Wilson ...  Sarah Brewer 19 episodes, 1991-1992
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World War II is over and the boys from the town of River Run, Ohio, are coming home. It seems that life is slowly back to normal, but war has changed everything and they will never be the same again.

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Drugi front See more »

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Production Co:

Lorimar Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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4:3
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The series takes place from 1945 to 1947. See more »

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Referenced in The Perfect Pitch (2002) See more »

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Written by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen
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BRING IT DVD
15 August 2004 | by Jazz-JSee all my reviews

Bring the Home Front on DVD!

Very interesting to follow the core values of the people in the series, and to compare them to values depicted in many of present day TV series... By the way, if this change in the values continues for another 50 years, where do we end up..? The values in the Home Front are very much the same most people shared here also those days.

The changes in our societies have been very rapid since late forties, and this series shows many nostalgic scenes of that good old time.

The music track matches this series 100%.

This needs to be done DVD !


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