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Lester is a homeless shoeshine boy living in a railway station. He's got this funny knack for picking the winning horses' names out of the paper while shining shoes. When word gets around, though, everyone wants a piece of the action.

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  1. Lee Philips


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gary Coleman

    Gary Coleman


  2. Michael Lembeck

    Michael Lembeck

    Frank Biscardi

  3. Lisa Eilbacher

    Lisa Eilbacher

    Jill Klein

  4. Maureen Stapleton

    Maureen Stapleton

    Mary the Bag Lady

  5. Norman Fell

    Norman Fell

    The Mayor

  6. BR

    Bill Russell


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

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  • March 6, 1981
    PG, Theatrical



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