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Sam's Son (1984)

PG  |   |  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 ...
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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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A father's dream. A son's triumph. [Ad Clipping] See more »

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17 August 1984 (USA)  »

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El hijo de Sam  »

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A personal trainer was brought in to coach Timothy Patrick Murphy how to throw the javelin. Michael Landon assisted with the training, as well. See more »

Quotes

Harriet Orowitz: I was never so embarrassed in all my life! I mean, even the principal couldn't believe that you would make up such a ridiculous story!
Gene Orowitz: It's not ridiculous. I didn't make it up.
Harriet Orowitz: Oh. Well, then, god forgive us. He is crazy.
Sam Orowitz: Oh, no. Harriet!
Harriet Orowitz: What else would you call it? I mean, ask him. Ask him why he thinks he's getting stronger because his hair is getting longer. Is that why God said? Did God talk to you?
Gene Orowitz: No. It was a feeling. It just came to me.
Harriet Orowitz: It just came to you. Well, it just came to me ...
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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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