Thursday's Child DVD
A bittersweet family drama unfolds at Christmastime in "Thursday's Child" (1983). This all-star production finds a close-knit clan devastated when their teenage son, played by a young Rob Lowe, is diagnosed with degenerative heart disease. Finding strength and hope in those around him, he waits patiently for a crucial phone call that will grant him the chance at a heart transplant. Gena Rowlands, Don Murray, and Tracey Gold also round out the prominent cast.