Daily Archives: September 14, 2012

‘The Waltons’ debuts on CBS-TV 40 years ago this hour (1972)

Video: 'The Waltons s01e01 - The Foundling'

(Thursday, September 14, 1972, 8:00 p.m. EDT)The Waltons, a drama about a family in a rural Virginia community during the Great Depression and World War II, debuted as a regular series tonight on CBS-TV (it first aired as a TV movie entitled The Homecoming: A Christmas Story on Dec. 19, 1971). It starred Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby and Will Geer.

‘Husbands and Wives’ premieres in Toronto 20 years ago today (1992)

Video: 'Husbands and Wives' trailer

(Monday, September 14, 1992)Husbands and Wives, a drama film about how one couple decision to get a divorce puts a strain on the marriage of their two best friends, premiered today at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Directed by Woody Allen, the film starred Woody Allen, Blythe Danner, Judy Davis, Mia Farrow, Juliette Lewis, Liam Neeson and Sydney Pollack. This was the last of 13 movies that Allen made with Farrow (1982-1992).