A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story is a 1989 NBC TV-movie based on the 1985 ruling Thurman v. City of Torrington. The film stars Nancy McKeon as Tracey; Dale Midkiff as Buck; and Bruce Weitz as Tracey's lawyer, Burton Weinstein.
The true story of Tracey Thurman, beaten by her husband, ignored by the Police.
The true story of how when Tracey sought help from the police to protect her from her violent husband, they did nothing until it was too late.
Nancy McKeon as Tracey Thurman
Dale Midkiff as Buck Thurman
Graham Jarvis as Officer Danziger
Yvette Heyden as Judy Bentley
Terri Hanauer as Cheryl
Philip Baker Hall as Judge Blumenfeld
David Wohl as Nagel