Bill (1981 film)
Bill is a 1981 American made-for-television biographical drama film starring Mickey Rooney and Dennis Quaid based on the life of Bill Sackter. The film was broadcast on CBS on December 22, 1981.
|Written by||Corey Blechman|
|Story by||Barry Morrow|
|Directed by||Anthony Page|
Anna Maria Horsford
|Theme music composer||William Kraft|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Alan Landsburg|
|Running time||100 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Alan Landsburg Productions|
Bill is a man with an intellectual disability in his 60s. He ventures out into the world for the first time after spending most of his life at Grandville, a dreary inner city institution in Minneapolis, Minnesota, since age seven (when his mother sent him there). Bill is taken in by a kind family and learns what it means to love for the first time in his life.
- "Bill (1981)". BFI.
- "Bill (1981) - Anthony Page | Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related". AllMovie.
- Marill, Alvin H. (November 23, 2004). "Mickey Rooney: His Films, Television Appearances, Radio Work, Stage Shows, and Recordings". McFarland – via Google Books.
- "Bill: On His Own (1983)". BFI.
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