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Free to Be... You & Me (1974)

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Bruce Hart (television developer), Norman Steinberg (television developer) | 14 more credits »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlo Thomas ... Herself - Hostess
Alan Alda ... Himself
Harry Belafonte ... Himself
Mel Brooks ... Baby Boy (voice)
Rita Coolidge ... Herself
Billy De Wolfe ... The Principal (voice)
Roberta Flack ... Herself / Young Girl
Roosevelt Grier ... Himself (as Rosey Grier)
Michael Jackson ... Himself / Young Boy
Kris Kristofferson ... Himself
Bobby Morse Bobby Morse ... Dudley Pippin (voice)
The New Seekers The New Seekers ... Themselves
Tom Smothers ... Himself
Cicely Tyson ... Herself
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Official Sites:

Fred Wolf Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 1974 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Mono

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Color
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Final work (voice-over) of Billy De Wolfe. See more »

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Roberta Flack: [singing] Well I don't care if I'm pretty at all.
Michael Jackson: [singing] And I don't care if I never get tall.
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Parents Are People
Written by Carol Hall
Performed by Harry Belafonte & Marlo Thomas
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Not a movie
2 December 2009 | by acterSee all my reviews

I'm finding it interesting that everyone keeps calling this a "movie". I guess that is because we just don't have variety shows, and "specials" on television like we used to.

This wasn't a movie. It was a television special, with numerous guest stars, which gave a wonderful message that we could all still use today. Girls don't HAVE to be stuck in a house, dependent on a husband, or they CAN be in a home, dependent on a husband, but enjoying that role. Boys don't HAVE to never cry, or always play with war toys.

There is a reason this special, aired one time in 1974, is still remembered so well today. I was 17 when it aired, and while a little old for it, it was still a good show.


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