When she was 14, Mary Williams moved from the poverty-stricken streets of East Oakland, California, to Jane Fonda's hacienda in Santa Monica, California, becoming the adopted daughter many people didn't know the Oscar-winning actress even had. She joined Jane's children from her first two marriages: Vanessa, who was 15, and Troy, who was just 12. Watch as Troy reflects on what it was like to gain another big sister and why Mary's race was never a factor in his family.
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In 1979, Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda met a teenager named Mary Williams at her performing arts camp. Mary lived in a rough part of Oakland, California, and was being raised as one of six children by her mother in a single-parent home after Mary's father had been incarcerated. At camp, Jane and Mary took an immediate liking to one another. Four years after they met, Jane invited Mary into her home and offered Mary a future she could never dream of. Mary says Jane's invitation was a "lifeline" during a traumatic part of her life. Watch as Mary opens up about surviving sexual assault as a teenager and the light that helped her through.
In 1991, Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda married billionaire Ted Turner. When the Fonda and Turner families came together, Ted made a lasting connection to Jane's adopted African-American daughter, Mary Williams, who admits to Oprah that she originally had reservations about Ted. Watch to see why Mary now considers Ted the father figure she never had. Plus, Mary recalls her first Thanksgiving at Ted's Southern plantation.
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From the Graham Greene novel, the story of star-crossed lovers whose short affair begins and ends as tumultuously as the war that is its backdrop. In Second World War England, Sarah Miles (Kerr) is the bored wife of a British civil servant. When Mr. Miles (Cushing) introduces her to American writer Maurice Bendrix (Johnson), she is unable to deny her attraction, or resist his interest in her. But Sarah mysteriously brings their affair to an end. With the help of a private detective (Parks), Maurice sets out to find out why.
A World War II-based love triangle between a British civil servant (Peter Cushing), his unfaithful wife (Deborah Kerr) and an American writer (Van Johnson). Based on the autobiographical novel by Graham Greene.
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