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Hobson's Choice (1983)

Daughter of the owner of a shoe store rebels against her father by marrying one of his employees.

Director:

Gilbert Cates

Writers:

Burt Prelutsky, Harold Brighouse (play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Thomas ... Will Mossup
Sharon Gless ... Maggie Hobson
Jack Warden ... Henry Horatio Hobson
Lillian Gish ... Miss Molly Winkle
Bert Remsen ... Homer Ralston
Wynn Irwin ... A.D. Hallem
Lenora May ... Vickey Hobson
Jennifer Holmes Jennifer Holmes ... Alice Hobson
Robert Englund ... Freddy Beenstock
Frank Dent Frank Dent ... Albert Prosser
Henry G. Sanders ... Tubby Wadlow
Duncan Ross Duncan Ross ... Dr. McFarlane
Robert Earle Robert Earle ... Ross Ferber
Bill Holliday Bill Holliday ... Bob McCaulley
Michael Morrison Michael Morrison ... Joey
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Daughter of the owner of a shoe store rebels against her father by marrying one of his employees.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El déspota See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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In this film, Robert Englund plays a character named "Freddy", one year before his classic Freddy Krueger appearance in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and its sequels. See more »

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Version of Hobson's Choice (1954) See more »

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a must-see for any Richard Thomas fan!
31 October 1998 | by gingSee all my reviews

What a great movie! I applaud the role of the eldest daughter as she overcomes her father's domination & then goes on to aid her sisters in the same. Her character & determination reminded me of a 90s woman & was certainly not typical of her time frame.


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