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A Storm in Summer (2000)

TV Movie | 94 min | Drama

An old Jewish shop owner Mr. Shaddick ('Peter Falk') suddenly finds himself responsible for a little black boy named Herman Washington ('Aaron Meek') trying to escape the chaos of Harlem as part of a sponsorship program. At first, Mr. ...See moreAn old Jewish shop owner Mr. Shaddick ('Peter Falk') suddenly finds himself responsible for a little black boy named Herman Washington ('Aaron Meek') trying to escape the chaos of Harlem as part of a sponsorship program. At first, Mr. Shaddick wants nothing more than to get rid of the kid, but to spite the well to do lady who tries to take him over to her home, he decides to take Herman in. As time goes on, Mr. Shaddick finds himself caring about Herman and has the misfortune of being the bearer of bad news, which reminds him of when he received a telegram himself. Written by Anonymous See less
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Director
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Rod Serling (1970 teleplay)
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Albert J. Dunk (as Bert Dunk)
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Updated Jan 18, 2000

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Feb 27, 2000 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Peter Falk
Abel Shaddick Abel Shaddick   See fewer
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Andrew McCarthy
Stanley Banner Stanley Banner   See fewer
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Nastassja Kinski
Gloria Ross Gloria Ross   See fewer
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Ruby Dee
Grandmother Grandmother   See fewer
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Aaron Meeks
Herman D. Washington Herman D. Washington   See fewer
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Gillian Barber
Mrs. Parker Mrs. Parker   See fewer
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Lillian Carlson
Mrs. Gold (as Lilian Carlson) Mrs. Gold (as Lilian Carlson)   See fewer
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Ingrid Torrance
Harriet Harriet   See fewer
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Ty Olsson
Biker Biker   See fewer
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Gregor Trpin
Pool Boy Pool Boy   See fewer
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Alvin Sanders
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Henry O. Watson
Station attendant Station attendant   See fewer
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Gavin Bennet
Stickball Boy Stickball Boy   See fewer
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Anthony Quao
Stickball Boy Stickball Boy   See fewer
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Teya Wild
Hopscotch Girl Hopscotch Girl   See fewer
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Jeff Willms
Deli customer (uncredited) Deli customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 406 votes