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Sam's Son (1984)

 -  Drama  -  17 August 1984 (USA)
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Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his bed-wetting, who finds success as a distance ... See full summary »

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Sam Orowitz
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Harriet Orowitz
Timothy Patrick Murphy ...
Gene Orowitz
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Cathy Stanton
Clyde Hayes ...
Robert Woods (as Alan Hayes)
Jonna Lee ...
Bonnie Barnes
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Gene Orman
Howard Witt ...
Cy Martin
William Boyett ...
Coach Sutter
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Ronnie Morgan
David Lloyd Nelson ...
Lonnie Morgan
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Mr. Turner (as William H. Bassett)
Harvey Gold ...
Jake Bellow
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Mr. Collins
David Wakefield ...
Buddy
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Michael Landon's semi-autobiographical sketch of his earlier life. It's the story of Gene Orowitz, a high school student struggling with his bed-wetting, who finds success as a distance runner on the track team. Written by Anonymous

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17 August 1984 (USA)  »

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El hijo de Sam  »

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Originally intended as a made-for-TV movie, but NBC ordered Michael Landon to create another pilot for a TV series, which would have been "Highway To Heaven" (1984). See more »

Quotes

Sam Orowitz: [He shines his flashlight on Robert, who has his foot up on the seat] All right, get your foot off the seat.
Robert Woods: I'm just resting, Pops.
Sam Orowitz: You want to rest? Go to bed. Get your foot off the seat.
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great movie
19 January 2004 | by (Serbia and Montenegro) – See all my reviews

great movie with the beautiful story.eli walach was great.this movie is story about the life,about teenage days.one important thing- this movie is a true story about michael langdon.if you have a chance you have to see movie named sam` son


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