Tod and Linc are in Erie Canal,New York working in construction and living in a "mobile home court". Their know-it-all neighbor, who has moved his family to various cities because he cannot...
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Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
Tod and Linc are in Erie Canal,New York working in construction and living in a "mobile home court". Their know-it-all neighbor, who has moved his family to various cities because he cannot hold a job, suffers when his baby son disappears. Linc, playing detective, finds out the man's other two children are the cause. Written by
Route 66 was known for its location shooting throughout the USA, and in this case it really adds to the story. A young boy and girl kidnap their baby brother in order to give him a better life than their drifting trailer park existence.
This is one where filming around an actual real life town gives the story a level of sadness that Hollywood sets or back lots wouldn't be able to provide. This could be your town or my town, and it all seems very real.
Albert Salmi is the only name guest star here, doing his usual blow-hard bit. The children playing the boy and girl here have no other listed credits. I am wondering if they were locals.
This would have originally aired a few days before Christmas, 1963. I'm not sure if I could have taken it.
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