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Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid (1977)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  12 September 1977 (USA)
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A young ghetto kid despairs of ever getting out of that environment and making something of himself, until one day he gets a job as an assistant in a veterinarian's office, and working with... See full summary »

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Billy Peoples
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Dr. Fredericks
Dolph Sweet ...
George
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Luis
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Roseanne
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Mrs. Peoples
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Justin
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Dr. Silver
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Miss Beverly
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Mrs. Bedford
Leonard Barr ...
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Miiko Taka ...
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Ann Weldon
Bill Henderson
Albert Popwell
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A young ghetto kid despairs of ever getting out of that environment and making something of himself, until one day he gets a job as an assistant in a veterinarian's office, and working with all the animals begins to affect his outlook on life. Written by Anonymous

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