The Toy

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Looking for a job in Baton Rouge, unemployed journalist Jack Brown, played by Richard Pryor, begins working at a toy store as a janitor after struggling to find work. The owner of a local newspaper hires Jack to watch his son for a week. Although the two initially do not get along, Jack eventually teaches the boy about friendship. The movie was shot on location at the state capitol and one American place on Main Street in Baton Rouge.