Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
Charles Durning and Maureen Stapleton
American television movie
directed by Sam O'Steen
. It was broadcast by CBS
on February 13
. Maureen Stapleton
, Charles Durning
, and Charlotte Rae
were nominated for an Emmy Award
for their performances.
by Jerome Kaas focuses on a
lonely widow and a postal worker who discover late-in-life romance
when they meet at the local dance hall.
O'Steen won the Directors Guild
of America award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Specials, and the Writers Guild
of America honored Kaas for his original teleplay.
program received two Emmys, for Outstanding Achievement in
Choreography and Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography for a
program, which has been released in both VHS and
DVD formats, served as the basis for the 1978