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To All My Friends on Shore (1972)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 25 February 1972
An airport redcap works hard to get his family out of the ghetto, only to discover that his son has sickle-cell anemia.

Director:

Gilbert Cates

Writers:

Bill Cosby (idea), Allan Sloane
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bill Cosby ... Blue
Gloria Foster ... Serena
Dennis Hines Dennis Hines ... Vandy
Bo Enivel Bo Enivel ... Clipboard Man
Dennis Tate Dennis Tate ... Dr. Folkman
Ray Mason Ray Mason ... Doctor
Garrett Saunders Garrett Saunders ... Garageman
David Mann David Mann ... Porter
Judy Mills Judy Mills ... Receptionist
Teddy Thompson Teddy Thompson ... Tempo
Steven Dohanos Steven Dohanos ... Traveler
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An airport redcap works hard to get his family out of the ghetto, only to discover that his son has sickle-cell anemia.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A todos mis amigos de la tierra See more »

Filming Locations:

Norwalk, Connecticut, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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In the closing credits, Charles Federmarch is credited twice as "sound mixer". See more »

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Early Bill Cosby already shows his genius.
14 May 2006 | by cmrh-1See all my reviews

I also spent $1 at Wal-Mart for this film. I thought it would be interesting to see early Cosby.

Wow, was I in for a delightful surprise. Cosby already showed his genius and sensitivity. His film is a masterpiece.

The movie may be viewed as a period piece of life in the projects in the early 1970's. However, as with Cosby's later work, universal themes come through so that the film skillfully portrays both its time and also transcends its period.

The film has all it needs to become a classic except for publicity. This film should be re-released and given the marketing it deserves to reach a wide audience.


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