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A Faraway Cry 

Caroline travels to an influenza-ridden mining camp with Dr. Baker after she receives a plea for help from an old friend who is pregnant and desperately ill. After realizing that her friend... See full summary »

Director:

Maury Dexter

Writers:

Blanche Hanalis (developed for television by), Laura Ingalls Wilder (based upon the series of books "Little House" by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Landon ... Charles Ingalls
Karen Grassle ... Caroline Ingalls
Melissa Gilbert ... Laura Ingalls Wilder (credit only)
Rachel Lindsay Greenbush ... Carrie Ingalls (as Lindsay Sidney Greenbush) (credit only)
Sidney Greenbush ... Carrie Ingalls (as Lindsay Sidney Greenbush) (credit only)
Kevin Hagen ... Dr. Hiram Baker
Brion James ... Amos
Ruth Silveira Ruth Silveira ... Louisa Beckwith
Cal Bartlett ... Horace Beckwith (as Calvin Bartlett)
James Griffith ... Preacher Bob
Dennis Lipscomb ... Sherman Andruss
Betty McGuire ... Nora Cramer
Judith Weston Judith Weston ... Helen Andruss
Linda Hoy Linda Hoy ... Katherine Parker
Tom Pletts Tom Pletts ... Arnie Cramer
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Storyline

Caroline travels to an influenza-ridden mining camp with Dr. Baker after she receives a plea for help from an old friend who is pregnant and desperately ill. After realizing that her friend will die and that the baby's father never wanted children at all, Caroline agrees to uphold her friend's deathbed request to give her child a good home. Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1982 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The Camptown Races
Written by Stephen Foster
Played on the accordian in the mining camp
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