Special Delivery – Tuck Everlasting
Most people are familiar with the 2002 Disney remake of this film but chances are that most of the people who watched it have never seen the original film from 1981. Both films are based on Natalie Babbitt's 1975 children's book of the same title.
The story revolves around Winnie Foster, a girl from a well-bred, strait-laced, upper-class family who feels suffocated and longs to make her own choices in life. One day while she is taking a walk in the woods her father owns she meets Jessie Tuck, a young man with a secret. Soon they are met by Jessie’s mother and brother; as they begin to talk they hear Winnie’s mother calling for her. Afraid outsiders will discover their secret they kidnap Winnie to protect their secret but not before they run into the man in the yellow suit.
Who is he and what is his connection with the Tuck family? Find out in the original 1981 version of “Tuck Everlasting.”
Margaret Chamberlain.....Winnie Foster
Paul Flessa.....Jesse Tuck
Fred A. Keller.....Angus Tuck
James McGuire.....Man in the Yellow Suit
Sonia Raimi.....Mae Tuck
Marvin Macnow.....Mr. Foster
Bruce D'Auria.....Miles Tuck