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The Acorn People (1981)

Unrated | | Drama, Family | TV Movie 2 March 1981
An unemployed teacher becomes a counselor at a summer camp for severely disabled children.

Director:

Joan Tewkesbury

Writers:

Ron Jones (based on the novel by), Joan Tewkesbury (teleplay)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Ted Bessell ... Jesse Hooten
Cloris Leachman ... Nurse Betty Nelson
Dolph Sweet ... Donald Bradshaw
Cheryl Anderson ... Jill
LeVar Burton ... Rodney
Shawn Timothy Kennedy Shawn Timothy Kennedy ... Charlie
Mark Gear Mark Gear ... Benny
Tim Stone Tim Stone ... Aaron
Patrick Lewis Patrick Lewis ... Stewart
Jay Rowell Jay Rowell ... Spider
Christian McIntire ... Hobson
Paul Davis Paul Davis ... Martin
Kate Finlayson Kate Finlayson ... Penny
Kimo Schulze Kimo Schulze ... Basil
Gary Jochimsen Gary Jochimsen ... Ralph
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Storyline

An unemployed teacher becomes a counselor at a summer camp for severely disabled children.

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Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

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The only one of the children who was not physically challenged in real life was Christian McIntire who played the role of Hobson. Mr. McIntire has gone on to become a writer, director and producer after leaving the acting field. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 March 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Żołędziowi ludzie See more »

Filming Locations:

Cedar Hill, Texas, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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