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Man and Boy (1971)

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At the beginning of the 19th century a man and his son settle in Arizona which used to be a frontier state and full of criminals at that time.

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At the beginning of the 19th century a man and his son settle in Arizona which used to be a frontier state and full of criminals at that time.

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Bill Cosby comes to the big screen in a stunning switch from his TV and comedy portrayals to a starkly dramatic role!

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28 January 1976 (Mexico)  »

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I remember going to see this movie with my second grade class. It was playing at a theater somwhere in New York, no doubt due to the recent popularity of "The Cosby Show". It was really weird seeing Bill as a cowboy. I don't remember the movie well at all, but I remember it being kind of violent and very depressing. It seemed like the poor mans "Sounder". I don't remember liking it much, but I think Bill's heart was in the right place. He apparently loves Westerns, and, as always, wanted to make something very pro social.


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