Scripted by true-crime writer by Thomas Thompson (Blood and Money
, this sweeping Cinderella tale plays out against the backdrop of two decades of US history, Texas style. A young Michelle Pfeiffer has a featured role as a good time gal who marries into Texas royalty but can't escape her sordid past.
Cillicothe, TX, 1950: Poor, unwed, small-town teen Callie Martha Thorne (The Bionic Woman's Lindsey Wagner) gives birth in the county hospital and gives up her son to a doctor who arranges black market adoptions. Shunned and humiliated, Callie takes her $2000.00 fee and moves to Dallas, hoping to improve herself and find her child. Naïve and cluele...