A high school graduate named Homer experiences the pains of the generation gap and the Vietnam War in the late 1960's while growing up in Schomberg, Wisconsin.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Homer Edwards
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Mr. Harry Edwards
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Laurie Grainger
Lenka Peterson ...
Mrs. Edwards
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Tom Harvey ...
Mr. Jess Tibbet
Jan Campbell ...
Mrs. Grainger
Arch McDonnell ...
Mr. Grainger
Ralph Endersby ...
Hector
Murray Westgate ...
Mr. Cochran
Mona O'Hearn ...
Mrs. Cochran
Bob Warner ...
Sheriff
Trudy Young ...
Sally
Allen Doremus ...
Minister
Antony Parr ...
(as Tony Parr)
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A high school graduate named Homer experiences the pains of the generation gap and the Vietnam War in the late 1960's while growing up in Schomberg, Wisconsin.

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The story of a boy trapped in enemy territory... A small town in America. See more »

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23 November 1970 (USA)  »

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CAD 456,000 (estimated)
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Offering an impressive soundtrack for a low-budget film, "Homer" is especially notable for being the first film to feature a song by Led Zeppelin. Portions of the song "How Many More Times," which was released on the album "Led Zeppelin I" in January 1969, are played three times during the course of the film. See more »

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Features ABC's Wide World of Sports (1961) See more »

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How Many More Times
Written by Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham
Performed by Led Zeppelin
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