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Billy: Portrait of a Street Kid (1977)

Unrated | | Drama | TV Movie 12 September 1977
A young ghetto kid despairs of ever getting out of that environment and making something of himself, until one day he gets a job as an assistant in a veterinarian's office, and working with... See full summary »

Director:

Steve Gethers

Writers:

Robert C.S. Downs (book), Steve Gethers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
LeVar Burton ... Billy Peoples
Ossie Davis ... Dr. Fredericks
Dolph Sweet ... George
Chick Vennera ... Luis
Tina Andrews ... Roseanne
Roxie Roker ... Mrs. Peoples
T.K. Carter ... Justin
Michael Constantine ... Dr. Silver
Sharon Ullrick ... Miss Beverly
Diana Douglas ... Mrs. Bedford
Leonard Barr Leonard Barr ... Hospital Roommate
Miiko Taka ... Receptionist
Ann Weldon Ann Weldon
Bill Henderson
Albert Popwell
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A young ghetto kid despairs of ever getting out of that environment and making something of himself, until one day he gets a job as an assistant in a veterinarian's office, and working with all the animals begins to affect his outlook on life. Written by Anonymous

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No place to go but up! See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghetto Child See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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