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Bill (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  22 December 1981 (USA)
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Bill, a retarded 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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bill Sackter
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Barry Morrow
Largo Woodruff ...
Bev Morrow
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Ms. Marge Keating, County welfare worker
Harry Goz ...
Dr. Tom Walz
Kathleen Maguire ...
Mrs. Florence Archer, Preschool teacher
William J. Daprato ...
Ray, Granville Patient
Raymond Serra ...
Harry, Bill's boss at country club (as Ray Serra)
Jenny Rebecca Dweir ...
Amy Hill, Little girl befriended by Bill at Preschool (as Jenny Dweir)
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Children's Teacher
George Hamlin ...
Mr. Robert Morrow
Katharine Balfour ...
Mrs. Morrow (as Katherine Balfour)
Cordis Heard ...
Arlene
Harriet Rogers ...
Mae, Bill's Landlady
Lotte Palfi Andor ...
Ida Miller (as Lotta Palfi-Andor)
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Bill, a retarded 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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Poor Fool
Music by William Kraft
Lyrics by William Humecke
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Sensational Movie!
5 August 2001 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

This movie deals with a mentally retarded man who was just released from a mental hospital his name is, Bill. (Mickey Rooney) A film maker named Barry Morrow (Dennis Quaid) and his wife Bev (Largo Woodruff) are going to soon have a baby. Barry makes a film about Bill and tries to sell it to a company. They soon move to Iowa to take a job offer and feeling bad for Bill they take him with them. This movie is a very sad drama based on a true story. It wone two awards for the sensational performances! Pick this movie up! I give it a 10 out of 10!


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