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The Whole Wide World

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Release Date: December 25, 1996Running Time: 111 mins.
MPAA Rating: PGBox Office: $330,156.00
Genre: Adaptation, Biopic, Drama, Romance


Vincent D'Onofrio

Renee Zellweger

Ann Wedgeworth

Harve Presnell

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In 1934, Texas-born Novalyne Price was a pretty, young schoolteacher with romantic notions of becoming a writer. On a late spring afternoon, Clyde Smith, her beau at the time, introduced her to Robert E. Howard, a working writer with a handsome face and a passion for words unlike any Novalyne had ever encountered. To the outside world, Bob Howard was a mercurial social misfit. Slavishly devoted to his ailing mother and to his writing, Howard was prone to telling spontaneous "yarns" of seduction, violence and death perpetrated by his most famous character, "Conan the Barbarian." To Novalyne, he was extraordinary. After more than a year of verbal sparring, Novalyne and Bob share their first ki... Full Summary >>