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

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