Ron Howard's Skyward


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Skyward is a 1980 television movie directed by Ron Howard, written by Nancy Sackett from a story by Anson Williams, and starring silver screen legend Bette Davis.  The TV movie depicts Davis as a flight instructor who teaches a disabled girl (Suzy Gilstrap) how to fly. 

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Ron Howard

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Ron Howard on the television movie Skyward and the casting of a disabled ingenue
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Ron Howard on his struggle to gain the acceptance of Bette Davis, while directing her in the TV movie Skyward
03:58
Ron Howard on the reception of his television movies: Cotton Candy, Through the Magic Pyramid, and Skyward.
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