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Bill (1981)

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

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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)
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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
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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Music by William Kraft
Lyrics by William Humecke
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A very good movie
29 January 2001 | by (canada) – See all my reviews

I found "Bill" to be a very good movie. It was very tear jerking. I think that Mickey Rooney did an awesome job in the portrayal of Bill. I would recommend this movie to anybody. I rate it as a 10. It would of been very hard for Mickey Rooney to do that role. My thumbs go up to him,the writer and the director of that movie. Everyone involved deserves a pat on the back.


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