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Man and Boy (1971)

After the Civil War, a black ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. At first, Caleb Revers race doesn't seem to matter, but then things change.

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Caleb Revers
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Ivy
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Mossman
George Spell ...
Billy
Douglas Turner Ward ...
Christmas
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Caine
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Atkins
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Nate
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Rosita
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Thornhill
Robert Lawson ...
Lawson
Jason Clark ...
Red
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After the Civil War, a black ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. At first, Caleb Revers race doesn't seem to matter, but then things change.

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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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Ride a Dark Horse  »

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Man And Boy (Main Title)
Composed And Arranged by J.J. Johnson
Performed by J.J. Johnson And His Orchestra
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Well written non-typical western
20 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Very well written story of the early American West and African American family. It is "G" rated but the subject is on adult level, for complete understanding. The psychology of the characters is very well defined and true to life as I see it, from my knowledge of early cowboys in Texas and the Western frontier. Fine acting and great scenery, a good movie to watch!


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