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Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes: Annette Funicello Story, A

Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes: Annette Funicello Story, A

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, October 22, 1995 13.3 21 2
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  • Season: 1995-96
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: Biography, Hollywood/Show Biz
  • Based On: A Dream a Wish Your Heart Makes written by Annette Funicello
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Annette Funicello. Autobiography of the famed Mouseketeer; her early days at Disney, her failed marriage to a workaholic Hollywood agent and remarriage to a warm-hearted rancher. As she is about to make another "Back to the Beach" movie, she learns the tragic news that she is suffering from multiple sclerosis. At first hiding her disease, she soon decides to go public in order to help others so afflicted.


Production Company:

  • Once Upon a Time, SavoyTV, Cactus Pictures, Fireworks

Production Type:

  • Independent
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