Picks and Pans Review: The Other Side of the Mountain

updated 07/20/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/20/1981 AT 01:00 AM EDT

NBC (9-11 p.m. ET)

In 1955 Olympic hopeful Jill Kinmont skied off the side of a mountain and was paralyzed from the neck down. This gentle 1975 movie, starring Marilyn Hassett, tells of Kinmont's inspiring effort to become a teacher and build a new life. The 1977 sequel, which depicts her courtship by and marriage to a shy California trucker (Tim Bottoms), airs Friday in the same time slot. (Repeat)

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