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The Family Nobody Wanted (1975)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  19 February 1975 (USA)
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A minister and his wife take in poor and troubled children that nobody else wants, and soon they find themselves with a family of more than a dozen kids.

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Helen Doss
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Carl Doss
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Mrs. Bittner
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Elmer Franklin
Beeson Carroll ...
James Collins
Claudia Bryar ...
Eunice Franklin
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Mrs. Kimberly
C. Lindsay Workman ...
Judge Goldman
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Donny
Ernest Esparza III ...
Rick
Dawn Biglay ...
Tina
Guillermo San Juan ...
Tony
Jina Tanner ...
Lynette
Tina Toyota ...
Pam
Haig Movsesian ...
Aram
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A minister and his wife take in poor and troubled children that nobody else wants, and soon they find themselves with a family of more than a dozen kids.

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Also Known As:

A Família que Ninguém Queria  »

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