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The burning bed

Robert Greenwald

The burning bed

by Robert Greenwald

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Abused wives,
  • Uxoricide,
  • Wife abuse

  • About the Edition

    Francine Hughes marries her small-town high-school sweetheart Mickey only to discover his temper is short and his behavior violent. Urged to hang in there by her family and a broken social welfare system, she suffers continuous abuse, until desperation leads her to cross a threshold from which neither her nor her husband can ever return.

    Edition Notes

    Statementdirected by Robert Greenwald
    ContributionsFawcett, Farrah, 1947-2009, actor, Le Mat, Paul, actor, Masur, Richard, actor, Zabriskie, Grace, actor, Callahan, James T., 1930- actor, Kino Lorber, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997 .B87 2017
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (95 min.)
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26938641M
    OCLC/WorldCa1009865150

      It inspired the bestselling book "The Burning Bed," the TV movie of the same name starring Farrah Fawcett and Paul Lemat, a folk song and a hit for country star Martina McBride ("Independence Day"). The Burning Room () Home» Novels» The Burning Room (). In the LAPD’s Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet ten years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but any other clues are virtually nonexistent.

    The burning bed. [Faith McNulty] -- Recounts the tragic story of a battered wife, who in desperation murdered her tormenting husband, and describes how they met and married, and how their relationship deteriorated. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. The burning bed. [Faith McNulty] -- Recounts the tragic story of a battered wife, who in desperation murdered her tormenting husband, and describes how they met and married, and how their relationship deteriorated. The book\'s powerful message transcends the fate of one woman and touches us all.\"--Jacket.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0.

      She was the victim of years of domestic violence who killed her husband by setting the bed on fire. Not sure what year, but I think the late 70's--early 80's. Farrah=Fawcett played her in the movie "The Burning Bed" and actually did a decent acting job in it. Farrah Fawcett earned Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal of Francine Hughes in the television movie The Burning Bed. The Produce Company: Tisch-Avnet Productions.


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Faith McNulty was an American nonfiction author, probably best-known for her book The Burning Bed. She was born "Faith Corrigan" in New York City, the daughter of a judge. Young Faith attended Barnard College for one year, then attended Rhode Island State College/5.

Francine Hughes Wilson, who inspired 'The Burning Bed,' dies at For more than 12 years, Francine Hughes endured physical abuse at the hands of her husband James "Mickey" Hughes.

The Burning Bed is the true story of Francine Hughes who killed her abusive ex-husband, Mickey, after enduring over a dozen years of emotional, financial and physical abuse. On March 9,in her home in Lansing, Michigan, Francine Hughes poured gas around her ex-husband's bed and lit Cited by:   The burning bed Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to :   Directed by Robert Greenwald. With Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie.

An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep/10(K).

Bed-Stuy Is Burning Do the Right Thing meets The Bonfire of the Vanities, in this “thrilling debut novel about marriage, gentrification, parenthood, race, and the dangerous bargains we make with ourselves” (Ann Packer, New York Times bestselling author) set over the course of 5/5(2).

The Burning Bed is the true story of Francine Hughes who killed her abusive ex-husband, Mickey, after enduring over a dozen years of emotional, financial and physical abuse. On March 9,in her home in Lansing, Michigan, Francine Hughes poured gas around her ex-husband's bed and lit it on fire/5.

Francine Hughes’ life story reads like a nightmare, and the book based on her ordeal, Faith McNulty’s The Burning Bed, is as much horror story as true crime reportage.

As a child, Francine Author: Erin Blakemore. Burning Bed is a quick fun read full of likeable, engaging characters and a captivating storyline that will hold your interest. This book is full of surprises, humor, action, drama, suspense and romance and will keep you entertained from beginning to end as you race along with Garret and Tabitha and their friends to solve the mystery behind her /5.

8 rows  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for. The NBC telepic with Farrah Fawcett probably got more attention than Faith McNulty's book on which it was inspired.

In the realm of "Men, Women and Rape," still regarded as the definitive study of rape as an act of violence, "The Burning Bed" does likewise on the subject of domestic by: The burning bed: the true story of an abused wife User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The deeply moving and shocking biography of a battered wife who, after years of enduring torture at the hands of her husband, killed him rather than be killed and was acquitted.

A grim, detailed case history—delivered in flat, clichÉd prose and short on psychological or sociological insights. McNulty begins with ""The Crime""—the arson murder, in a small Michigan town, of Mickey Hughes by wife Francine, mother of four—and then flashes back to reconstruct Francine's entire life.

"The Burning Bed" told the story of Francine Hughes, a local woman who, seven years earlier, had been acquitted of murder after she poured gasoline around her sleeping ex-husband and set him on fire. The story went on to become both a book and a TV movie called “The Burning Bed.” Now retired, Greydanus talks about the Francine Hughes “Burning Bed” case.

Francine Moran Hughes (later Wilson; Aug – Ma ) was an American woman who, after 13 years of domestic abuse, set fire to the bed of her live-in ex-husband Mickey Hughes, on March 9,in Dansville, was killed and the house destroyed in the resulting fire.

At trial, Hughes was found not guilty by reason of temporary insanity in one. COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – Her life as a battered wife and how she escaped it was the subject of The Burning Bed, a book and television movie in the.

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It became a cause célèbre when “The Burning Bed,” a book by the New Yorker writer Faith McNulty, was made into a television movie with the same title inwith Farrah Fawcett as.Released'The Burning Bed' stars Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie The movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 37 min, and received a .The Burning Bed (TV Movie ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.