Without Warning: The James Brady Story

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Without Warning: The James Brady Story ★★★ 1991 (R)

White House Press Secretary Brady took a bullet in the brain during the 1981 shooting of President Reagan, and made a slow, grueling recovery. This fine cable film spares none of it, concentrating on the stricken man and his family, and opting out of disease-of-the-week cliches (though the pic's politics won't please the gun-adorers). Based on Mollie Dickinson's biography “Thumbs Up.” 120m/C VHS . Beau Bridges, Joan Allen, David Strathairn, Christopher Bell, Gary Grubbs, Bryan Clark, Steve Flynn, Christine Healy, Susan Brown; D: Michael Toshiyuki Uno; W: Robert Bolt. CABLE

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