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To Find My Son (1980)

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A young man wishes to adopt a problematical eight-year-old boy being kept in an institution. Simply because he is single, he has an uphill battle with the government bureaucracy and ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Benjamin
Connie Marx
Arthur Gwen
Mrs. Braggs
Justin Dana ...
Arthur Rosenberg ...
Fred Willis
Manny Garcia (as Ronald Joseph)
Royce Wallace ...
Nancy Grady
Gene D. Jackson ...
Bobby Johnson
Melva Blancett ...
Mrs. Ryan
Francesca Jarvis ...
Mrs. Benjamin
Warner McKay ...
Mr. Benjamin
Charles Benton ...
Dr. Holder
Mary Mizell ...


A young man wishes to adopt a problematical eight-year-old boy being kept in an institution. Simply because he is single, he has an uphill battle with the government bureaucracy and particularly with a power-hungry, administrator. After many delays, they deny his application. Then he finds a way to turn the tables on them for the boy's own good. Written by Paul Emmons <>

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fantastic movie
23 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am extremely surprised that this movie has never made on to DVD. I would love to have a copy of this movie. It's incredible, and haven't seen it for a very long time, and wish I could see it again. Its a shame that this great movie has just been forgotten. Also that so much money has been spent on movies that makes no sense, while this stays hidden. This is one of my all time favorites, its about a man that wants to share his life with a child, give this child love, a home, and a family. Because he is single there is woman who stands in his way to adopt. He stands up and takes the responsibility to fight for what is right. Its an incredible movie showing that men can be strong as a single parent, and to give credit where credit is due. Mothers has always been known as wonderful parents, but the secret is out in this film and that is SO can fathers.

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