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William's Doll (1981)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Salles ...
William
R.Q. 'Bob' Todd ...
Gramps
Mike Hamiel ...
Mark
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Little Girl at Party
Olive Whelan ...
Neighbor Lady
Aleta Wright ...
Mother
Stephanie Pimeniel ...
Baby
Lorinda Navone ...
Store Clerk
Donald Bunce ...
William's Friend
Joe Hargrave ...
William's Friend
Gerry Frisk ...
William's Friend
Jeff Palitz ...
William's Friend
Marilyn Klimer ...
Letter Carrier
Evelyn Haas ...
Teacher
Joanne Sanders ...
Teacher
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Disturbing and lacks a good moral.
20 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I only came across this short cause it was shown on Rifftrax. Mike, Kevin, & Bill were able to make it a little funny, but the short itself isn't a walk in the park. It has to do with a boy who feels wonderful every time he hold a doll in his arms. This proves to be a problem towards his single father, especially when the boy's grandfather understands his grandson's desires and buys him a doll that's no where near suitable for a boy to own.

I don't find this short to be watchable, cause I feel this short film lacks a good moral towards kids with unusual desires. If this short was meant to not have a moral then it's a really weak story. I'm only left to imagine how a kid owning a doll will turn out when he gets older. I can't imagine anyone's grandfather resorting to buying their own grandkid something that's no for boys. Anyways it's a public domain short so it's easy to find. If you do watch it don't say I don't warn you about it.


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