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Bill Sackter
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Barry Morrow
Largo Woodruff ...
Beverly Morrow
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Ms. Marge Keating
Harry Goz ...
Dr. Tom Walz
Kathleen Maguire ...
Mrs. Florence Archer
William J. Daprato ...
Ray
Raymond Serra ...
Harry (as Ray Serra)
Jenny Rebecca Dweir ...
Amy Hill (as Jenny Dweir)
Breon Gorman ...
Children's Teacher
George Hamlin ...
Mr. Robert Morrow
Katharine Balfour ...
Mrs. Morrow (as Katherine Balfour)
Cordis Heard ...
Arlene
Harriet Rogers ...
Mae
Lotte Palfi Andor ...
Ida Miller (as Lotta Palfi-Andor)
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Bill Sackter, a intellectually disabled man, ventures out into the world for the first time, having spent most of his life in a dreary inner city institution. He is taken in by a kind family and learns for the first time in his life what it means to love. Written by <Hunk@prodigy.net>

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References I Dream of Jeannie (1965) See more »

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Poor Fool
Music by William Kraft
Lyrics by William Humecke
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Great flick!
12 June 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was hysterical! I never thought Mickey Rooney was really all that funny until I saw Bill! This movie is non-stop laughs as Bill bumbles his way through life! His toupee and wardrobe alone are worth the effort to find this laugh a minute slapstick! Sometimes his funny accent makes him hard to understand but everything he says is comedy gold! I remember rolling on the floor with my friends when this movie first came out. Check it out!


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