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Words by Heart (1985)

TV Movie | 120 min | Drama

The only black family living in a small midwestern town at the turn of the century confront prejudice, as seen through the eyes of the young daughter.
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Robert C. Thompson (as Robert Thompson)
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Ann Remsen Manners (as Ann Remson)

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Robert Hooks
Ben Sills Ben Sills   See fewer
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Charlotte Rae
Mary Tom Chism Mary Tom Chism   See fewer
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Alfre Woodard
Claudie Sills Claudie Sills   See fewer
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Fran Robinson
Lena Sills Lena Sills   See fewer
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Ed Call
Henry Haney Henry Haney   See fewer
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Leo Geter
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Robert Jayne
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Mary Ellen Thomas
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Ratings Breakdown

6.8 / 10 | 40 votes