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No Child of Mine (1993)

A woman accustomed to always having the last word in every situation, finds herself trying to "rescue" her grandson, Jesse, from being signed away to grow up in an institution for Down's Syndrome children.

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Michael Katleman

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Selma Thompson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patty Duke ... Lucille Jenkins
Tracy Nelson ... Tammy
G.W. Bailey ... Lamar Jenkins
Susan Blakely ... Peggy Young
Markus Flanagan ... Bob Frazier
Marshall R. Teague ... George Young
Bart Anderson Bart Anderson ... Rick Jenkins
Megan Leitch ... Robin Jenkins
Sheryl Lee Ralph ... Marjorie Duncan
Leslie Carlson
Jan D'Arcy ... Mrs. Frazier
Lachlan Murdoch ... Danny
Lloyd Berry ... Elderly Man in Audience
Morgan Brayton ... Donna Jenkins
Dave Cameron Dave Cameron ... Coordinator
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A young couple have twins, but unfortunately one of the babies, Jesse, has Down's syndrome. After realizing that she has difficulties coping, the mother, Tammy, decides to place Jesse with a family that has taken in several similar children. Jesse's grandparents object, believing that he will be better off living with his real family. As Tammy's mother starts fighting for custody over the child, she reawakens old hostilities between herself and her daughter, and the entire family is affected. Written by Signy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fight for Jesse See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Based on the true story of John and Murphy, who fought for custody of their adopted son Cody, from his biological grandparents. See more »

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27 July 2001 | by ahorton13See all my reviews

Hello everyone, This is my first time posting and I just love the movie No child of mine and I could watch it over and over!! well I taped it a long time ago like a few years ago and I dropped it and broke it and I haven't seen it in a few years!! could any one please tell me when it will come on again!! I would really appreciate it alot!!You can email me if you want to cause that is my favorite movie of all including Empty Cradle to and if anyone knows when that comes on to PLEASE let me know,I would really appreciate it ALOT!!!


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