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The Boss' Son (1978)

 |  Crime, Drama  |  October 1978 (USA)
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Bobby needs money and the easiest way is to ask his father for a job. But Dad decides his son should start at the bottom of his carpet business and earn his way to a better position. Bobby ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Asher Brauner ...
Bobby Rose
Rudy Solari ...
Joseph Rose
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Esther Rose
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Charles
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Buddy Weistein
Richie Havens ...
Albert
Michelle Davison ...
Cleo
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Ken
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Fred
Gammy Burdett ...
Bea
Charlotte McGinnis ...
Dani
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Elaine
Elena Verdugo ...
Betty
Fred D. Scott ...
Clarence
Jerr Michaels ...
Dan
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Bobby needs money and the easiest way is to ask his father for a job. But Dad decides his son should start at the bottom of his carpet business and earn his way to a better position. Bobby learns the value of hard work and important lessons from his co-workers.

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A "little" film well worth seeing
20 September 2003 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Noticed this in Maltin's book, found it on a $1.99 sales shelf in the local video store. Interesting and thoughtful story about the son getting some hands-on experience driving a truck in his father's carpet factory, and experiencing the real and rather grim world of work. Very 70's in its point of view--and that's a compliment.


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