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Jim, the World's Greatest (1976)

PG | | Drama | January 1976 (USA)
Don Coscarelli has a knack for seeing the world through the eyes and heart of a young boy. He offers a Peter Pan-esque adventure to men from the boomers to present day, with each generation being introduced to a more innocent time.
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Jim Nolan
Robbie Wolcott ...
Kelly Nolan
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Jim's Father (as Rory Guy)
Marla Pennington ...
Jan
Karen McLain ...
Lisa
David Lloyd ...
Brian
Lawrence Gabriel Jr. ...
Counselor (as Larry Gabriel)
Tony Lucatorto ...
Quarterback
Ralph Richmond ...
Head Coach
Tim Simmons ...
Kid
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O.D. Silengsly
Larry Southwick ...
Southwick
David Pollock ...
Young Jim
Larry Pollock ...
Principal
Kate Coscarelli ...
Receptionist (as Shirley Coscarelli)
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Don Coscarelli has a knack for seeing the world through the eyes and heart of a young boy. He offers a Peter Pan-esque adventure to men from the boomers to present day, with each generation being introduced to a more innocent time.

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The Cheerleader. The Girlfriend. The Brother. The Father. He took care of them all.

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Drama

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PG
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January 1976 (USA)  »

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Story of a Teenager  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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Thursday's Child
Performed by The Strawbs
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2 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was in this film along with several of my friends from an acting troupe in Long Beach, CA. We were known collectively as Denalee Productions, and Robbie Wolcott was an actor/member. We shot a scene (at a party) with me and Gregory Harrison exchanging lines, nose to nose, both of us standing at the end of a diving board, over the deep end of a pool. It later transpired that I was unable to attend the premier, and was told that my scene and dialog had been cut. I would love to see this movie- just to see how it all turned out. Much of the film was shot in and around Long Beach. It would be great to see the old gang again- our group was used as extras throughout the film. My name is Glen Banks. Thanks for the memories....


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